Richard Frederick Fotheringham Campbell

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Richard Frederick Fotheringham Campbell (September 1831 - 27 May 1888) was a British army officer and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1888.

Campbell was the son of James Campbell of Craigie, Ayrshire and his wife Grace Elizabeth Hay, daughter of General Archibald Hay, K.C.B. He was educated at Rugby School and served as a captain in the 8th Madras Cavalry. He was Vice-Lieutenant of Ayrshire and Lieutenant-colonel in the Ayrshire Yeoman Cavalry.[1]

In the 1880 general election, Campbell was elected Member of Parliament for Ayr. He held the seat until his death at the age of 56 in 1888.[2]

Campbell married Arabella Jane Hay, widow of Charles Parker Tennent in 1869.[1]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Montgomery-Cuninghame
Member of Parliament for Ayr Burghs
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Succeeded by
John Sinclair