Local government service
Robert Campbell was an alderman on Paddington Council in 1866-71. On 15 March 1870, Robert Campbell was elected mayor to replace John Humphrey. On 5 December 1871, Campbell resigned as mayor and from the council. His son, Robert Campbell Junior, was an alderman on Balmain Council.
The information about this alderman was compiled in collaboration with Woollahra Library and Information Service. Additional information on Robert Campbell courtesy Marilyn Campbell.
‘Personal’, The Daily Telegraph, 4 March 1901, p. 4, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article240130011