John Campbell (1795–1845)

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John Campbell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845
Preceded by Samuel W. Trotti
Succeeded by Alexander D. Sims
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1843
Preceded by Thomas R. Mitchell
Succeeded by Theodore Gourdin
In office
March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1831
Preceded by Robert B. Campbell
Succeeded by Joseph A. Woodward
Personal details
Born 1795?
Marlboro County, South Carolina
Died May 19, 1845
Parnassus, South Carolina
Resting place Blenheim, South Carolina
Political party Jacksonian
Other political
affiliations
Nullifier, Democratic
Alma mater South Carolina College
Profession lawyer, politician

John Campbell (1795? – died May 19, 1845) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, brother of Robert Blair Campbell.

Born near Brownsville, Marlboro County, South Carolina, Campbell was graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia in 1819. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Brownsville, South Carolina. He moved to Parnassus, Marlboro District, and continued the practice of law.

Campbell was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1831). Campbell was elected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-fifth Congress and as a Democrat to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1843). He served as chairman of the Committee on Elections (Twenty-sixth Congress), Committee on District of Columbia (Twenty-eighth Congress).

He died in Parnassus (now Blenheim), Marlboro County, South Carolina, on May 19, 1845. He was interred in a private cemetery near Blenheim, South Carolina.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Samuel W. Trotti
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th congressional district

1843 – 1845
Succeeded by
Alexander D. Sims
Preceded by
Robert B. Campbell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd congressional district

1837 – 1843
Succeeded by
Joseph A. Woodward
Preceded by
Thomas R. Mitchell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd congressional district

1823 – 1825
Succeeded by
Thomas R. Mitchell

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