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Former Member Details

Mr Edward James LOXTON, K.C (1864 - 1935)

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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
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 20 Mar 1920 18 Apr 1925 5 years 30 days
Member for Ryde 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
Member for Ryde 25 Mar 1922 18 Apr 1925 3 years 25 days
Political Party Activity
Opposed the selected Nationalist candidate in 1917 and 1920, later joined Nationalists.
Community Activity
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.
Military Service
Honours Received
King's Counsel (KC) in 1910
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
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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