Harvey Campbell (politician)

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Harvey Campbell
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BornSeptember 30, 1792 Edit this on Wikidata
Voluntown Edit this on Wikidata
DiedSeptember 16, 1877 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 84)
Groton Edit this on Wikidata
Alma mater

Harvey Campbell (September 30, 1792 – September 16, 1877) was an American physician and politician.

Campbell was the son of Dr. Allen and Sarah (Kinne) Campbell, and was born in Voluntown, Connecticut, September 30, 1792. He studied medicine with his father (long a successful physician in Eastern Connecticut) and afterwards in Yale Medical School, where he graduated in 1816. He settled in his native town and enjoyed a large practice. He was also interested in public affairs, and repeatedly a member of both houses of the Connecticut General Assembly.

He married Sarah Cook, and after her death her sister, Eliza Cook, who also died before him. He died in Groton, Connecticut, September 16, 1877, at the age of 85. He left two sons and six daughters.


Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the Yale Obituary Record.

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