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CAMPBELL, Edward H. (1882-1969)


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Date: 6/1/2021 at 23:03:28

Edward H. Campbell
(March 6, 1882 April 26, 1969)

Senator from the Cherokee, Ida and Plymouth county district, was born on a farm near Battle Creek, Iowa, on March 6, 1882, son of Romeo and Hattie Campbell, pioneers of Ida county, Iowa. Attended the rural schools until fourteen years of age. Graduated from the Battle Creek, Iowa, high school in 1900. Graduated from the University of Iowa in 1906, law department. Served as mayor of Battle Creek three terms. Member of the house of representatives of the thirty-fourth general assembly. Senator for the forty-sixth senatorial district in the thirty-eighth, thirty-ninth, fortieth, fortieth extra and forty-first general assemblies. Served in the infantry in the World War. Member of the American Legion. Married Esta Fein in Los Angeles, Calif., on October 25, 1913. Son Romeo Ed Campbell, born August 31, 1915.
Republican in politics. Member of the law firm of Campbell & Campbell, being associated with his twin brother, Jed H. Campbell. Source: Iowa Official Register 1927-1928 - Biographies of State Senators, pg.229


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