Zox, Ephraim Lamen

Born 22 October 1837 (Liverpool)
Died 23 October 1899. (St Kilda)
Parents: Eliazer, cap manufacturer
Marriage: Unmarried
Occupation: Businessman
Religion: Jewish
Education: Privately

Career: Arrived Melbourne Dec 1852 and apprenticed to softgoods trade; visited England 1858-1860; on return joined brother Joseph in auctioneering business; partnered Lewis M. Myers, softgoods merchant; in 1880 began business as an arbitrator and financial agent. Melbourne Harbor Trust commissioner 1893-1899. A leader in Jewish community; prominent Oddfellow and Freemason.

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLAEast MelbourneMay 1877 June 1879Resigned
MLAEast MelbourneJuly 1879(b/e)October 1899 

Appointments: Royal commission Friendly Societies 1875, tariff 1881, asylums 1884, banking laws 1887, charitable institutions 1890
References: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 6
Initial data source: Thomson, K & Serle, G, 'A Biographical Register of the Victorian Legislature 1851-1900', ANU Press, 1972
Last update: 1972 (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.