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CAMPBELL, John, a Representative from Maryland; born near Port Tobacco, Charles County, Md., September 11, 1765; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; held several local offices; member of the State senate for three years; elected as a Federalist to the Seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1801-March 3, 1811); judge of the orphans’ court of Charles County; died at “Charleston” farm, Charles County, Md., June 23, 1828; interment in the private burying ground on the estate of Daniel Jenifer.

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