Guy Edgar Campbell

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Guy Edgar Campbell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 36th district
In office
1923–1933
Preceded by Joseph McLaughlin, Anderson H. Walters, William J. Burke, Thomas S. Crago
Succeeded by District eliminated
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 32nd district
In office
1917–1923
Preceded by Andrew J. Barchfeld
Succeeded by Stephen G. Porter
Personal details
Born (1871-10-09)October 9, 1871
Fetterman, West Virginia
Died February 17, 1940(1940-02-17) (aged 68)
Political party Republican
Democratic (Until 1923)

Guy Edgar Campbell (October 9, 1871 – February 17, 1940) was a Democrat and Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Early life[edit]

Guy E. Campbell was born in Fetterman, West Virginia. In 1889, he moved to Pennsylvania with his parents, who located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1889, and in Crafton, Pennsylvania, in 1893. He attended Iron City Business College at Pittsburgh.

Business Activities[edit]

Campbell was employed as a clerk in the offices of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Pittsburgh, until June 1896, when he resigned. He was engaged in the general insurance business in Pittsburgh until 1903. He was interested in the production of oil and gas in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

United States House of Representatives[edit]

Campbell was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth, Sixty-sixth, and Sixty-seventh Congresses, and as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses. He served as the Chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Labor during the Sixty-eighth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932. He became engaged in an advisory capacity in Washington, D.C. He died at Willoughby, Ohio. Interment in Mount Union Cemetery, Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Andrew J. Barchfeld
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 32nd congressional district

1917 - 1923
Succeeded by
Stephen G. Porter
Preceded by
at-large: Joseph McLaughlin, Anderson H. Walters, William J. Burke, Thomas S. Crago
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 36th congressional district

1923 - 1933
Succeeded by
District Eliminated