John Vintzentz


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Erskineville 1911 1918
Mayor Erskineville 1917 1917

Family background

John Vintzentz was known as John Vincent from 1915 onwards. He married Ada Mullis in 1904, and they had two children. They lived at 168 Union St, Erskineville. He died on 5 July 1919 and was buried in the Anglican cemetery, Rookwood.

Occupation & interests

John Vintzentz / Vincent was a plumber.

Community activity

Vintzentz / Vincent was a member of the Loyal St Johns Lodge No 6, MUIOOF. He was a justice of the peace (JP).

Local government service

John Vintzentz (Vincent) was an alderman on Erskineville Council in 1911-18, representing South Ward. He was mayor in 1917.  Before his election to the council, he called for the resignation of seven Erskineville alderman. In March 1914, he called for greater representation for local government on the Water Board.


‘Advertising’, Sydney Morning Herald, 23 January 1911, p. 4,

‘Pretty Pictures’, Truth, 21 September 1913, p. 8,

‘Sydney Water Supply’, Sydney Morning Herald, 9 March 1914, p 4 ,


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