Richard Campbell (Liberal MP)
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 Yeomanry Cavalry.
In 1869 Campbell married Arabella Jane Hay, widow of Charles Parker Tennent and daughter of Archibald Argyll Hay. Their son James Archibald Campbell was born 30 July 1872, succeeded his father in 1888 and served as a JP and DL.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Richard Campbell
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