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Alexander Boyd Campbell

Alexander Boyd Campbell, business executive. awarded Silver Beaver, 1935, Silver Antelope 1953).

Background

  • Campbell, Alexander Boyd was born on September 10, 1889 in Winona, Mississippi, United States. Son of William Alexander and Carrie (Boyd) Campbell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Millsaps College, 1910, Doctor of Laws (honorary), 1953.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Sara Jane. Superintendent of public schools, Mathiston, Eupora, and Grenada, (Mississippi) 1910-1918. President Mississippi School Supply corporation since 1919, Office Supply corporation since 1925, School Book Supply corporation since 1925.

      Director First National Bank of Jackson, Mississippi Power & Light Company, G., M.&O. R.R.

    Politics

    All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.

    Membership

    Member nat. council Boy Scouts American (awarded Silver Beaver, 1935, Silver Antelope 1953). Member business advisory board American University of Washington. Member of board of trustees Emory University.

    Member of the United States (president 1955, Chairman, Board Of Directors 1956), Jackson (president) C.’s of Commerce., National Committee Development Scientists and Engineers, Newcomen Society of North America, National School Supply and Equipment Association (past president), Science Information Council, Omicron Delta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Rotary, Capital City, Jackson (Mississippi) Country.

    Connections

    • Married Louise Horton, November 10, 1917 (deceased).
    • father: William Alexander Campbell
    • mother: Carrie (Boyd) Campbell
    • spouse: Louise Horton
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    Born September 10, 1889
    Died February 20, 1963
    (aged 73)
    Nationality

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