Solomon Meyer

Solomon Meyer (1823 – 25 February 1902) was an English-born Australian politician.

He was born in London, the son of silk manufacturer Jacob Meyer. In 1841 he migrated to Tasmania, where he managed a business, before moving to Sydney around 1845. On 2 July 1844 he married Theophilia Faulder; they had one son. In 1851 he opened the Ophir goldfields' first general store, and he settled at Carcoar. He was an alderman at Goulburn and ran a grocery and ironmongery business. In 1874 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Carcoar, but he resigned in 1876. Meyer died at Goulburn in 1902.[1]


  1. ^ "Mr Solomon Meyer (1823-1902)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 June 2019.


New South Wales Legislative Assembly
Preceded by Member for Carcoar
Succeeded by