|Senator for Rigaud senate division|
|Appointed by||Lester B. Pearson|
|Preceded by||Vincent Dupuis|
|Succeeded by||Carl Goldenberg|
October 10, 1895|
|Died||December 30, 1986(aged 91)|
Born in Montreal, Quebec, he served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in Siberia during World War I. In 1918, he received a Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University and was called to the Quebec Bar in 1920. A practicing lawyer, he was a senior partner of the Montreal law firm, Phillips and Vineberg (now Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg).
A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, he ran unsuccessfully for the Canadian House of Commons in the riding of Cartier in the 1943 by-election, losing to Communist Party member Fred Rose (he also garnered more votes than future NDP leader, David Lewis). He was called to the senate in 1968 representing the senatorial division of Rigaud, Quebec. He retired in 1970.
- Lazarus Phillips – Parliament of Canada biography
- World War I personnel file
- Recording: "Memories of my Early Days in Montreal" by Senator Lazarus Phillips at the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library