William Wildman Campbell
|William Wildman Campbell|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th district
March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
|Preceded by||John S. Snook|
|Succeeded by||Timothy T. Ansberry|
April 2, 1853|
|Died||August 13, 1927
|Resting place||Forest Hill Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Goddard Seminary
Born in Rochester, Vermont, Campbell attended the public schools, Goddard Seminary, Barre, Vermont, and Tufts College, Medford, Massachusetts. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1878 and commenced practice at Napoleon, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney for Henry County from 1893 to 1896.
Campbell was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1907). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress and for election in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Napoleon, Ohio. He served as member of the State constitutional convention of 1911 and 1912. He died in Napoleon, Ohio, August 13, 1927. He was interred in Forest Hill Cemetery.
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