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Judge John William Campbell

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Judge John William Campbell

Birth
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Death
15 Nov 1940 (aged 74)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA Add to Map
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CAMPBELL, JOHN W.
John W. Campbell has been a well-known member of the Galveston bar for the past twenty years. He has also been somewhat active in public affairs, having served as county judge of Galveston County in 1901-02. In 1894 he was appointed to fill an unexpired term of the county tax collector. For two years he was receiver of the Gulf & Interstate Railroad.
Mr. Campbell was born in Galveston, July 14, 1866. His father, Marcus Campbell, a native of Alabama, who died in 1883, was a physician. His mother was Caroline Williams, a native of Texas and a daughter of Samuel M. Williams.
From the public schools of Galveston he entered the Southwestern University at Georgetown, Texas, and after finishing his literary education began reading law with McLemore & Campbell at Galveston. He was admitted to the bar in April, 1889, and has been an active member of the bar since that date. He is a member of the Galveston Business League, and affiliated with the Knights of Pythias, the B. P. O. Elks, the I. O. Red Men and W. O. W.
Mr. Campbell married in 1894, Miss Virginia Stowe, daughter of John N. Stowe, of Galveston. They have two children: Neal and Marcus. Historical Review of South-East Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men, Vol 2, by Dermot Hardy and Maj. Ingham S. Robert, by The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1910
CAMPBELL, JOHN W.
John W. Campbell has been a well-known member of the Galveston bar for the past twenty years. He has also been somewhat active in public affairs, having served as county judge of Galveston County in 1901-02. In 1894 he was appointed to fill an unexpired term of the county tax collector. For two years he was receiver of the Gulf & Interstate Railroad.
Mr. Campbell was born in Galveston, July 14, 1866. His father, Marcus Campbell, a native of Alabama, who died in 1883, was a physician. His mother was Caroline Williams, a native of Texas and a daughter of Samuel M. Williams.
From the public schools of Galveston he entered the Southwestern University at Georgetown, Texas, and after finishing his literary education began reading law with McLemore & Campbell at Galveston. He was admitted to the bar in April, 1889, and has been an active member of the bar since that date. He is a member of the Galveston Business League, and affiliated with the Knights of Pythias, the B. P. O. Elks, the I. O. Red Men and W. O. W.
Mr. Campbell married in 1894, Miss Virginia Stowe, daughter of John N. Stowe, of Galveston. They have two children: Neal and Marcus. Historical Review of South-East Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men, Vol 2, by Dermot Hardy and Maj. Ingham S. Robert, by The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1910


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