- Jacob Sech·ler [sech-ler] /ˈsɛtʃ lər/, 1854–1951, U.S. political reformer: led a group of unemployed marchers (Coxey's army) in 1894 from Ohio to Washington, D.C., to petition Congress for legislation to create jobs and relieve poverty.
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Examples from the Web for coxey
He hinted that Coxey and I would follow, but I wasn't so sure.
I suppose it was a joke, so I got off an old one to Coxey, and he brayed with merriment.
For Secretary of the Navy, Coxey, and then he could keep off the grass.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
In Maryland, the authorities arrested a number of Coxey's "soldiers" as vagrants.The Cleveland Era
Henry Jones Ford
And it would be so small a part of Coxey's army that the main body would march on and never miss it.The Iron Puddler
James J. Davis