William Campbell (NY surveyor)

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William Campbell (ca. 1767 - October 27, 1844 Cherry Valley, Otsego County, New York) was an American physician, merchant, surveyor and politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He was the oldest son of American Revolutionary War Colonel Samuel Campbell (1738–1824) and Jane Cannon Campbell (1743–1836).[1]

He ran a drug and hardware store in Cherry Valley.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Otsego Co.) in 1816 and 1817 as a Federalist, and in 1827.

He was New York State Surveyor General from 1835 to 1838.

U.S. Representative William W. Campbell was his nephew.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Simeon De Witt
New York State Surveyor General
1835–1838
Succeeded by
Orville L. Holley