Samuel Alexander McCauley was born on 11 August 1867 at Wollongong, NSW, the son of William McCauley and Agnes Johnstone. He married Kate MacLoughlin on 9 June 1891 at Sydney, NSW, and they had one son and six daughters. McCauley died at Kogarah, NSW on 3 September 1927, aged 59 years; he was buried at Woronora Cemetery in the Presbyterian section. He left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £52. McCauley lived in Wyndham Street, Alexandria.
Occupation & interests
Samuel McCauley was a Freemason and a member of the Royal Oak Lodge.
Samuel McCauley was a Justice of the Peace (JP). He was also a Trustee of Erskineville Park.
Local government service
Samuel McCauley was an alderman on the Alexandria Council for two terms representing the East Ward: 1903-12 and 1914-16. He served as mayor in 1906-11.
‘Municipal Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 February 1903, p. 7, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/14510475
Sydney Sportsman, 14 February 1912, p. 4, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/168591516
‘Death of Ex-Mayor of Alexandria’, The Daily Telegraph, 5 September 1927, p. 3, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article247932889