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Louis Morris Phillips (1871–1938)

Mr. Louis M. Phillips, who died on Sunday at his residence, Ramona, Elizabeth Bay, aged 66 years, was a director of Messrs. M. Moss and Co. Pty., Ltd. He was for many years president of the Prisoners' Aid Association and for 20 years president of the Montefiore Jewish Home. Until ill-health compelled him to retire, he was on the boards of the Sydney Hospital, the After-Care Association, the Sydney Blind Industrial Institution, and the Great Synagogue. He was a member of the Concord Golf Club and the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club. One son survives. The remains were privately interred yesterday in the Jewish portion of the Rookwood Cemetery. Rabbi Falk conducted the services at the home and the graveside.

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Additional Resources

  • birth notice, Sydney Morning Herald, 26 December 1871, p 1
  • tribute, Hebrew Standard of Australasia (Sydney), 18 August 1938, p 1
  • probate, Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW), 9 November 1938, p 3

Citation details

'Phillips, Louis Morris (1871–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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24 December, 1871
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


7 August, 1938 (aged 66)
Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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