Loxton, Samuel John Everett

Born 29 March 1921 (Albert Park, Victoria)
Died 3 December 2011. (Gold Coast, Queensland)
Parents: Samuel Leslie, electrical contractor, and Annie
Marriage: (1) 5 Dec 1942 Gladys Hilda Ashton; (2) 6 June 1952 Caryl Bond; 2s. (3) Joan Gladstone Shiels
Occupation: Bank officer
Education: Wesley College

Career: Officer with E S & A Bank travel department; 2nd Australian Imperial Force 13th Armoured Division, corporal crew commander; all-round Aust. Test cricketer 1947-1951, played for and occasionally captained Vic. to 1958, Victorian Cricket Association delegate and selector 1957-1981, Aust. selector 1970-1981; played football with St Kilda; v-president Vic. School for Deaf Children; president Prahran Technical School Council 1972, Prahran College of Advanced Education Council; member Glen Loch Home for the Aged committee; chairman Deakin Co-operative Housing Society Ltd; OBE 1979; after parl. joined Ellis, Sallmann and Seward, property developers; retired to Queensland 1981; MCG trustee 1962-1982.

Party: Liberal Country Party; Liberal Party
Party Note: Joined Armadale branch 1950, government whip 1961-1979

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLAPrahran28 May 1955 4 May 1979 

Inaugural speech

Appointments: Library committee 1958-1961


References: Who's Who in Australia 1955-1977; Eric White Associates Ltd, 'Victorian State Parliamentary and Civic Guide', Melbourne, 1960-74; Southern Cross 6 Mar 1968; Herald 4 Sept 1970, 18 Nov 1980; Sunday Observer 12 Mar 1972; Age 15 Apr 1981
Initial data source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last update: September 2001 (last date the record was checked and updated)

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.