Mr Geoffrey Souter COX (1914 - 1964)**
- Date of Birth: 04/12/1914
- Place of Birth: Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 16/11/1964
- Place of Death: New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||24 Aug 1957||16 Nov 1964||7yr(s) 2mth(s) 24day(s)|
|Member for Vaucluse||24 Aug 1957||16 Feb 1959||1yr(s) 5mth(s) 24day(s)|
38th (1956 - 1959)
|Member for Vaucluse||20 Feb 1959||5 Feb 1962||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 17day(s)|
39th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Vaucluse||3 Mar 1962||16 Nov 1964||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 14day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Member of Bellevue Hill and Rose Bay branches; member of executive 1963 - 1964.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Soldier and estate agent. Educated at Cleveland Street High school and Sydney Grammar school; became a clerk in an insurance office; member of Citizen Military Forces from 1935 until 1939, joined fathers firm Alldis and Cox Pty Ltd, real estate and travel agency, director from 1946 until 1957; member of military mission to Malaya in 1952. Honorary aide-de-camp to King George VI 1951 - 1952; and to Queen Elizabeth II 1952 - 1954.
Served 2nd Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) from 1939 until 1945, 2/1st and 2/7th Infantry Battalion, 6th Divisio; Lieutenant. Afterwards in the Citizen Military Forces, brigadier-general
Distinguished Service Order (DSO); Military Cross (MC); Efficiency Decoration (ED).
Son of Fred Fabian Cox, real estate agent, and his wife Mary Cameron. Married Irma Robina Hitchins on 14 August 1942 in Melbourne and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Burial after service in St Andrew's Scots Presbyterian Church in Rose Bay.