The Hon. (Jim) James Miltiades SAMIOS, M.B.E., B.A., LL.B. (1933 - 2011)**
- Date of Birth: 10/09/1933
- Place of Birth: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Date of Death: 20/07/2011
- Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||30 Apr 1984||28 Feb 2003||18yr(s) 9mth(s) 30day(s)|
50th (1991 - 1995)
51st (1995 - 1999)
52nd (1999 - 2003)
|A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Dates of Elections 24 March 1984 and 25 March 1995. |
|Parliamentary Secretary||10 Jun 1988||25 Mar 1995||6yr(s) 9mth(s) 16day(s)|
|Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in Legislative Council||1 May 1995||28 Feb 2003||7yr(s) 9mth(s) 28day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Woollahra Branch and Hellenic Special Branch.
Director St Basil's Homes. Founding Director of Museum of Contemporary Art.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (solicitor) B.A., LL.B. Articled to H.E Petersen, Messrs Cannan & Peterson, Solicitors in Brisbane. Member of Attorney General's Department (Commonwealth) in Brisbane, Canberra and Sydney. Member of panel of honorary solicitors to Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. Educaed at Church of England Grammar, Brisbane and University of Queensland. Recreational interests include visual and performing arts and tennis.
National Service: 1953-1954 (Royal Australian Air Force) and P/Officer in General Reserve in 1963.
Married Rosemary Nicholson and had issue, 1 son.