Samuel B. Campbell
|Samuel Bonsall Campbell|
|22nd Ohio State Treasurer|
January 13, 1896 – January 8, 1900
|Preceded by||William T. Cope|
|Succeeded by||Isaac B. Cameron|
July 2, 1846|
Jefferson County, Ohio
|Died||May 30, 1917(aged 70)|
|Resting place||Green Lawn Cemetery|
|Unit||157th Ohio Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Samuel B. Campbell was born July 2, 1846 at Jefferson County, Ohio, and attended public schools till age eleven, when he had to look after himself. He was a newsboy and clerk, and enlisted as soon as he was old enough when the American Civil War broke out. He enlisted in the One Hundred Fifty-seventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. After the war he returned to Steubenville, Ohio and was connected with the Miners and Mechanics Bank.
In 1879, he was elected County Treasurer, and re-elected in 1881. In 1886, he was appointed by John C. Brown as cashier at the State Treasury, and in 1892 became chief clerk under Ohio Secretary of State Christian L. Poorman.
In 1895, Campbell won election as Ohio State Treasurer and was re-elected in 1897.
- Smith, Joseph P, ed. (1898). History of the Republican Party in Ohio. I. Chicago: the Lewis Publishing Company.