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Former Member Details

Mr Simeon PHILLIPS (1847 - 1925)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1847
Place of Birth: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 22/02/1925
Place of Death: Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 Jul 1895 16 Jul 1904 8 years 11 months 23 days
Member for Dubbo 24 Jul 1895 08 Jul 1898 2 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Dubbo 27 Jul 1898 11 Jun 1901 2 years 10 months 16 days
Member for Dubbo 03 Jul 1901 16 Jul 1904 3 years 14 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 12 May 1896 12 May 1896 1 day
Maitland Gaslight Act Amendment Bill Committee No.32 14 Oct 1896 27 Oct 1896 14 days
The Lieutenant-Governor’s Opening Speech. Committee No. 1 14 Aug 1895 08 Jul 1898 2 years 10 months 25 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No. 2 10 Nov 1898 23 Dec 1898 1 month 14 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.5 21 Feb 1889 30 Mar 1899 10 years 1 month 10 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.6 11 Apr 1899 21 Apr 1899 11 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 18 Jul 1899 18 Jul 1899 1 day
Alfred Austin Sampson’s Settlement Lease, Gunnedah Committee No.16 07 Nov 1899 23 Dec 1899 1 month 17 days
Alfred Austin Sampson’s Settlement Lease, Gunnedah Committee No. 9 03 Jul 1900 30 Aug 1900 1 month 28 days
Dubbo, Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Association Bill Committee No.20 04 Sep 1900 12 Sep 1900 9 days Chairman
Printing Committee No.6 17 Jun 1902 19 Dec 1902 6 months 3 days
Printing Committee No.7 01 Jul 1903 01 Dec 1903 5 months 1 day
Political Party Activity
Freetrade. Liberal Party.
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1885.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Jeweller. Educated in Sydney. After commercial experience went to Dubbo c.1878 and established Phillips & Co., jewellers. Retired to Sydney in 1910. Freemason.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Dubbo from 1880 until 1899. Mayor from 1883 until 1891.
Personal
Son of Solomon Phillips, Rabbi and Caroline Solomon. Married Rosetta Woolf in 1879 and had issue, 2 daughters and 4 sons. Jewish. Buried in Jewish cemetery at Rookwood.
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