Joseph Soloman was a justice of the peace (JP). He was a member of the Newtown School of Arts and a keen cricketer, athlete and billiard player. He lobbied to have the St Stephens Church cemetery turned into park lands.
Local government service
Joseph Soloman was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1920-44, representing O’Connell Ward. He replaced Cuthbertson on 27 November 1920. He was mayor in 1929 and deputy mayor in 1944.
‘What Sydney Junior Cricketers are Doing’, Arrow, 27 January 1922, p. 10. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article103442626
‘Billiards’, Sydney Sportsman, 10 October 1923, p. 5. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article167186498
‘Camperdown Cemetery’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 June 1927, p. 12 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article16383747