|Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for Agricultural Region|
22 May 2009
|Born||4 October 1952|
James Edward Chown (born 4 October 1952) is an Australian politician. He was born in Sale, Victoria, and arrived in Western Australia in 1959. He was a farmer before entering politics.
In 2008, Chown was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council for Agricultural Region, representing the Liberal Party. He took his seat on 22 May 2009.
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