Cox, Edward King
|born on||28 June 1829 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )|
|Place||Mulgoa, Australia, 33s50, 150e40|
|Timezone||LMT m150e40 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||06°16' 01°17 Asc. 20°10'|
Australian politician, born to pastoralist Edward Cox, who would also serve in the New South Wales Parliament, and Jane Maria Brooks. He studied sheep breeding in Britain and Europe and in 1855 took charge of his father's properties. On 19 May 1855 he married Millicent Ann Standish, with whom he had six children. He inherited his father's property in 1868, and achieved great success breeding merino sheep. In 1874 he was appointed to the New South Wales Legislative Council, where he served until his death in Mulgoa in 1883. He died on 25 July 1883, aged 54, in Mulgoa.
Sy Scholfield quotes birth notice in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 2 July 1829, p. 2: "On Sunday Evening, the 28th Instant, at Mulgoa
Cottage, Mrs. EDWARD COX, of a son."
- Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
- Vocation : Politics : Public office
- Vocation : Misc. : Farmer/ Rancher (Pastoralist)