Sidney William Newton was born on 17 April 1894 at Sydney, NSW, the son of William Alfred Moore and Mary Ann Murray. He married Eileen Cecelia Amelia Gallimore (1899-1968) on 18 January 1919 at Sydney, and they had two sons and two daughters. Newton died at Alexandria, on 8 July 1966, aged 68 years; he was cremated at Woronora Cemetery. He lived at 159 Laurence Street, Alexandria.
Occupation & interests
Sidney Newton was a member of the first Labor controlled Alexandria Council in December 1928. He was explicitly anti-Communist, social conservative with close links with the trade union movement.
Local government service
Sidney Newton was an alderman on Alexandria Council 1928-31 representing the South Ward.
‘Advertising’, The Daily Telegraph, 4 December 1928, p.13. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/246826896