Mr Edward James LOXTON (1864 - 1935)**
- Date of Birth: 11/10/1864
- Place of Birth: Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 17/02/1935
- Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||20 Mar 1920||18 Apr 1925||5yr(s) 30day(s)|
|Member for Ryde||20 Mar 1920||17 Feb 1922||1yr(s) 10mth(s) 29day(s)|
25th (1920 - 1922)
|Member for Ryde||25 Mar 1922||18 Apr 1925||3yr(s) 25day(s)|
26th (1922 - 1925)
Political Party Activity
Opposed the selected Nationalist candidate in 1917 and 1920, later joined Nationalists.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (barrister). Educated at Sydney Grammar School and University of Sydney., BA in 1886, MA 1888; articled to Allen and Allen, solicitors, qualified but did not seek admission; called to Bar in 1892, practised in Equity Court; owned property near Gosford; active in conscription campaign from 1916 until 1917; strong supporter of 6 o'clock closing; Australian Club.
King's Counsel (KC) in 1910
Son of Thomas Loxton and Lucinda Jane Forster. Married Jane Rosa Marshall in 1891 and had issue, 2 daughters and 3 sons. Funeral at Gore Hill cemetery from St Stephen's Presbyterian church in Phillip Street, Sydney.