Philip Philips

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For American singer and American Idol finalist, see Phillip Phillips

Philip Aaron Philips was the first Mayor of Auckland City who held the office from 1871 to 1874. Like his successor Henry Isaccs Philips was a Jewish merchant. Both the first two Mayors were not directly elected by the ratepayers, they were elected by the sitting Councillors.

Political offices
First Mayor of Auckland City
Succeeded by
Henry Isaacs

"Mr P A Philips", New Zealand Herald, Volume XVIII, Issue 6093, 28 May 1881