Timothy John FOX was born at Lethrim, Ireland, Dec. 24, 1847. He was the son of Patrick FOX and Elizabeth BYRNE FOX. His parents were on a visit to their native land when the son was born. He studied at St. Francis Xavier College, New York City, before entering Yale Law School. He was admitted to the bar in may 1869, began the active practice of his profession at New Haven, Conn, and soon became active in the politics of that city.
He was married June 28, 1875, to Miss Beza T. HEALY daughter of Michael HEALY, a contractor of New Haven, and left three sons and three daughters, of whom the eldest son, Charles J., graduated from Yale Law School in 1901, and one of the daughters is a graduate from Smith College. One daughter died in childhood. He died of double pneumonia at his home in New Haven, March 29, 1903, in the 56th year of his age. He had not been in good health for some time, and did not recover from the depression resulting from the death of Mrs Fox about three months previous. He was a member of St John's (R.C) Church.