Michael Cotton

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Michael Cotton
Member of New South Wales Legislative Council
In office
30 January 1829 – 30 April 1834
Collector of Customs
In office
Preceded by John Campbell
Succeeded by John George Nathaniel Gibbes
Personal details
Born Michael Cullen Cotton

Michael Cullen Cotton was a politician in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly during the early colonial period.

Cotton served as collector of customs from 1828 to 1834 replacing John Campbell.[1] In 1829, he became a member of the newly extended Legislative Council. In 1833, he exchanged positions with John George Nathaniel Gibbes who was the Collector of Customs in the major East Anglian port of Great Yarmouth.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Mr Michael Cullen Cotton". Parliament of New South Wales. 15 September 2008. Archived from the original on 3 November 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2012.