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Former Member Details

Mr Michael Cullen COTTON

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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 30 Jan 1829 30 Apr 1834 5 years 3 months 1 day An Appointed Member of the first Legislative Council 1824 - 1843. Leave of absence to proceed to England 6 October 1831 and did not return.
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Qualifications, occupations and interests
Collector of Customs for 1828 until 1834. In 1833 he exchanged positions with Major John George Nathaniel Gibbes (1787 - 1873), then Collector of Customs at Great Yarmouth in England. (Gibbes later became a Member of the first Council).
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