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John Alexander Campbell

John Alexander Campbell, American banker, manufacturer. Awarded Trenton Times Civic Cup, 1927. Member New Jersey State Exemption Board, World War, also treasurer War Emergency Committee of Trenton and chairman American Red Cross drives. President New Jersey State Board Tenement House Supervision 15 years; Member New Jersey and Trenton history societies.

Background

  • Campbell, John Alexander was born on January 31, 1856 in Shushan, New York, United States. Son of Peter and Mary Jane (McIntosh) Campbell.

  • Education

    • Graduate Collegiate Institute, New York, 1873. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1877, honorary Master of Arts, 1907.

    Career

    • Cleveland (Mistress Elzey Stuart Aitkin). Treasurer International Pottery Company, Trenton, New Jersey, 1879-1906. General manager Trenton Potteries Company, 1906-1910, president, 1910-1932, Chairman of the Board, since 1932.

      Director Trenton Banking Company, 1898-1900, vice president, 1900-1904, president, 1904-1927 and 1930-1935, Chairman of the Board, 1927-1930 and since 1935. President United New Jersey R.R. and Canal Company, since 1928. Chairman of the Board Trenton Savings Fund Society.

      President Delaware & Bound Brook Railroad Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member New Jersey State Exemption Board, World War, also treasurer War Emergency Committee of Trenton and chairman American Red Cross drives. President New Jersey State Board Tenement House Supervision 15 years. Member New Jersey and Trenton history societies.

    Connections

    • Married Fannie Cleveland, October 30, 1879.
    • father: Peter Campbell
    • mother: Mary Jane (McIntosh) Campbell
    • spouse: Fannie Cleveland
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    Born January 31, 1856
    Died June 2, 1938
    (aged 82)
    Nationality

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