Mr Edward James LOXTON, K.C (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

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly20 Mar 192018 Apr 19255yr(s) 30day(s)
Member for Ryde20 Mar 192017 Feb 19221yr(s) 10mth(s) 29day(s)
25th (1920 - 1922)
Member for Ryde25 Mar 192218 Apr 19253yr(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.

Honours Received

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.

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