Archives of Maryland
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James Campbell (1844-1930)
MSA SC 3520-14797


Born July 3, 1844, in Glasgow, Scotland.  Married Emily Frumhart, May 28, 1866; eight children.  Died December 17, 1930, in Barton, Maryland.  Buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow, Maryland.

House of Delegates, Allegany County, 1896-98, 1916-20, 1924 (Republican). Worked in coal mines during his youth, and spent three years in the Union Army during the Civil War. Served as Coal and Wood Inspector at the United States Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. (1889); Assistant United States Appraiser at the port of Baltimore (c. 1897-1906); Deputy Surveyor of the Port of Baltimore (c. 1906-1914). Member of the Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias. Department Commander, Grand Army of the Republic of Maryland, 1904.

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