Listed below are two important persons named John Phillips:
Dr. John Phillips (1719 - 1795), was a merchant, and the founder of Phillips Exeter Academy. He was the uncle of Samuel Phillips (1752-1802), who was a founder of Phillips Andover.
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) was an American singer.
John Phillips was born in Parris Island, South Carolina.
He was a member of the singing group, "The Mamas & the Papas."
He is also the father of actress Mackenzie Phillips.
John Phillips died in Los Angeles, California and was interred in the Palm Springs Mausoleum, Palm Springs, California.