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William Wildman CAMPBELL

(1853-1927)

CAMPBELL, William Wildman, a Representative from Ohio; born in Rochester, Windsor County, Vt., April 2, 1853; attended the public schools, Goddard Seminary, Barre, Vt., and Tufts College, Medford, Mass.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1878 and commenced practice at Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio; served as prosecuting attorney for Henry County, 1893-1896; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1907); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress and for election in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress; resumed the practice of law in Napoleon, Ohio; member of the State constitutional convention of 1911 and 1912; died in Napoleon, Ohio, August 13, 1927; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.

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

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