Reuben Goddard

Born
1874
Died
1948
Profession
Railway Station Master

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1926 1948
Mayor Newtown 1930 1930
Mayor Newtown 1935 1935
Mayor Newtown 1948 1948
  • Alderman Reuben S Goddard, Newtown Municipal Council, 1935-37 (Marrickville Council Library and History Services N3.282r)

Family background

Reuben Sydney Goddard lived at 22 Pine St Newtown. He died in office in July 1948.

Occupation & interests

Goddard was a railway station master.

Community activity

Goddard Playground on O’Connell Street is named for Reuben Sydney Goddard. The playground was established in the 1950s.

Local government service

Reuben Sydney Goddard was an alderman of Newtown Council in 1926-48. He was its mayor three times: in 1930, 1935 and 1948. He died in office and was succeeded by Ernest Wright. Goddard represented O’Connell Ward, except from 1941 to 1943 when he represented Kingston Ward.

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