Arthur Cotton (politician)

Arthur Cotton (9 January 1853 6 December 1920) was an Australian politician.

He was born in Cranbrook in Tasmania. In 1913 he was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly as a Liberal member for Franklin. He was defeated in 1916 but returned in a by-election in 1917 after the appointment of John Earle to the Senate. He was defeated again in 1919 and died in Swansea in 1920.[1]


  1. Parliament of Tasmania (2005). "Cotton, Arthur". The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856. Parliament of Tasmania. Retrieved 9 November 2013.

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