Phillip Keifer


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Darlington 1867 1894

Family background

Phillip Keifer was born in 1852 at Sydney, the son of Phillip Keifer and Elizabeth Loveday. He married Sarah O’Hara (1858-1929) 7 September 1878 at Sydney, NSW, and they had six sons and two daughters. Keifer died 2 January 1924, aged 72 years, at Ashfield, NSW, and he was interred in the Church of England Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He left no Will. Phillip Keifer lived on Forbes Street, Redfern.

Occupation & interests

In 1872 Phillip Keifer purchased ten £1 shares in “The Marshall’s Rich Vein Gold Mining Company situated at Hill End. Phillip Keifer was a candidate at 1894 General Election as a representative for the Protectionist Association

Local government service

Phillip Keifer was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1890-1894.


‘Darlington’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 March 1890, p. 4,


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