John Russell was born c1819. He married Sarah and they had no issue. John Russell died on 29 September 1901 at Little Bay Hospital, aged 82 years and he was buried at Rookwood Cemetery. He lived at Phillip Street, Waterloo.
Local government service
John Russell was elected in October 1884 in lieu of Alderman Bretnall. John Russel was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1884-85.
‘Municipal Meeting’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 October 1884, p. 7, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16262487