C. J. F. Campbell

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Charles John Frazier Campbell
1st Mayor of Melbourne, Florida
In office
1888–1889
Preceded by Office established
Succeeded by R.W. Andrews
Personal details
Born 1862[1]
England[1]
Died September 1947[1]
Melbourne, Florida[1]
Resting place Melbourne Cemetery,
Melbourne, Florida[1]
Spouse(s) Margaret Louise Punnett
Children John Frazier, and Mona
Residence Melbourne, Florida[1]
Occupation businessman

Charles John Frazier Campbell (1862 – 1947) was the first mayor of Melbourne, Florida serving from 1888 to 1889.

He immigrated to America from Canada[2] in 1884.[1] He married Margaret Punnett in 1893.[1] They had children John and Mona.[1]

In 1916, Campbell bought the Gem Theatre from J.B. Johnston.

Campbell bought the Goode House hotel, and enlarged it to be the Bellevue Hotel. It had a cement pool and a water wheel and pulley carried the guests' luggage to the third floor. In 1920 it was renamed as the Orange Spot Inn, owned by Harry Balsley of Detroit.

He is buried at the Melbourne Cemetery.[1]

Associations[edit]

  • Senior Warden (1921), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Melbourne, Florida[3]
  • Junior Warden (1942), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Melbourne, Florida[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Find A Grave
  2. ^ Georgiana Kjerulff, Tales Of Old Brevard (1990)
  3. ^ a b The Lighted Lamp
Preceded by
Office established
Mayor of Melbourne, Florida
1888–1889
Succeeded by
R.W. Andrews