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Arthur Cotton

Arthur Cotton

Surname: COTTON

Given Names: Arthur

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 9 January 1853 - Cranbrook, Tasmania

Date of Death: 6 December 1920 - Swansea, Tasmania



House of Assembly: (1) 23 January 1913 (2) 14 April 1917

Electorate: Franklin

Party: Liberal

Positions Held:

Date of Departure (1) 25 March 1916 (2) 31 May 1919

Reason for Departure: (1) Defeated. (2) Defeated.


Elected second time at By-Election on resignation of J. Earle.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 333


House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.