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Ed Hoyt CAMPBELL

(1882-1969)

CAMPBELL, Ed Hoyt, a Representative from Iowa; born in Battle Creek, Ida County, Iowa, March 6, 1882; attended the public schools of his native city, and was graduated from the law department of the State University of Iowa at Iowa City in 1906; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Battle Creek; mayor of Battle Creek 1908-1911; member of the State house of representatives 1911-1913; during the First World War served as a private in Company Six, First Officers Training School, Fort Snelling, Minn.; member of the State senate 1920-1928, serving as president pro tempore 1924-1926; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Battle Creek, Iowa, April 26, 1969; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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