Charles William Campbell

LINCOLN COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA – BIOS: CAMPBELL, Charles William
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Submitted to the West Virginia Biographies Project by:
PJAFLA@aol.com
September 17, 1999
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Source: Hardesty, Henry H. Hardesty’s Historical and Geographical
Encyclopedia. New York: H. H. Hardesty and Company, 1884. Rpt. in West
Virginia Heritage encyclopedia. Ed. Jim Comstock. Richwood: Comstock, 1974

CHARLES WILLIAM
CAMPBELL–attorney-at-law in Carroll district, Lincoln county, was born in
Monroe county (now) West Virginia, September 29, 1836 and his parents, Robert
Daunbar and Mary Catherine (Johnson) Campbell are now residents of that
county. C. W. Campbell came to Lincoln county in 1879 and in 1882 he was
appointed commissioner of school lands, which position he still holds. His
father was a soldier in the Confederate army during the civil war. C. W.
Campbell attorney and counselor at law, has a very extensive practice in the
counties of Logan, Lincoln, Boone and Wayne, West Virginia and also in the
United States District Court at Charleston, West Virginia. Mr. Campbell is a
promising young man, a good student. eloquent speaker and has before him a
brilliant future. Address, Hamlin, Lincoln county, West Virginia.