John Muir was born in Scotland in 1835. arrived in Sydney in 1857. He was married to Mary (1844-1915). He died on 7 August 1914, aged 79 years.
Muir was president of Camperdown Ratepayers Association in 1892.
Local government service
John Muir was an alderman on Camperdown Council 1895-1907. In 1895 Muir was a council member considering whether to install a new garbage destruction machine
Evening News 21 October 1892 p. 2
Sydney Morning Herald 10 August 1914 p. 8, 5 March 1895 p. 6