Joseph Solomon

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1920 1944
Mayor Newtown 1929 1929
  • Alderman J Solomon, Newtown Municipal Council 1935-37 (Marrickville Council Local Studies N3.282ag)

Community activity

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.

‘Billiards’, Sydney Sportsman, 10 October 1923, p. 5.

‘Camperdown Cemetery’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 June 1927,┬áp. 12


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