Wallace Campbell

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Wallace Campbell was the co-founder of CARE International.


Campbell was born in Three Forks, Montana in 1911.[1]

After he obtained his Masters Degree in Sociology from the University of Oregon, he worked for the Cooperative League of the USA in New York City.[2]

He initiated with his two friends Arthur Ringland and Lincoln Clark the concept that became known as CARE USA.[3]

In 1945, they launched the CARE, and Wallace Campbell continued to serve that organization for many years, serving as its president from 1978 to 1986.[4]

Campbell died January 7, 1998,in Los Angeles, California.[5]


The Campbell Club, a students cooperative affiliated with the University of Oregon, was named after him.