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John William Campbell

Full Name: John William Campbell
Date of birth: July 14, 1866
Date of death: November 15, 1940

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 16 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 16 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 23 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, "Rites to Be Held Tomorrow for Judge Campbell," 11/16/1940, pp. 1-2. Former Galveston County Judge; "presiding officer of the county commissioners court following the 1900 storm [Galveston Hurricane] . . . in 1910 he was elected to the state legislature. He served there for three terms until 1916." Galveston Daily News.

Other Resources

  • John William Campbell, birth date 7/14/1866, death date 11/15/1940 in San Antonio, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John W. Campbell, birth date 7/14/1866, death date 11/15/1940, burial in Lakeview Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County. Includes portrait, biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - John W. Campbell, postoffice Galveston, nativity Texas, age 48 (born circa 1867), lawyer, 48 years in Texas, member of former legislatures: 32nd-33rd. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Banks and Banking  
Game and Fisheries  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
33rd R.S. - 1913
Banks and Banking  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Municipal Corporations  
Reforms in Civil Procedure (Vice Chair) 
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
32nd R.S. - 1911
Banks and Banking  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Judicial Districts  
Municipal Corporations  
State Affairs  
Supreme Judicial Districts  

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