Sam Cox (Australian politician)

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Sam Cox
Member of the Queensland Parliament for Thuringowa
In office
24 March 2012 – 31 January 2015
Preceded by Craig Wallace
Succeeded by Aaron Harper
Personal details
Born Samuel Victor Cox
(1964-12-22) 22 December 1964 (age 52)
Home Hill, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party One Nation
Other political
affiliations
Liberal National Party of Queensland
Occupation Grazier, Small business owner and operator

Samuel Victor "Sam" Cox (born 22 December 1964) is an Australian Liberal National politician[1] who was the member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for Thuringowa from 2012 to 2015.[2] He was educated at the Anglican Church Grammar School.[3]

He defected to Pauline Hanson's One Nation in January 2017, and announced that he would contest the next Queensland state election for One Nation in the seat of Burdekin.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.abc.net.au/elections/qld/2012/guide/thur.htm
  3. ^ Mason, James (2011). Churchie: The Centenary Register. Brisbane, Australia: The Anglican Church Grammar School. ISBN 978-0-646-55807-3. 
  4. ^ "One Nation loses third Queensland candidate as Peter Rogers dumped". Brisbane Times. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Craig Wallace
Member for Thuringowa
2012–2015
Succeeded by
Aaron Harper