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Campbell Slemp

Campbell Slemp, American congressman. Member Virginia legislature, 1879-1883; member Congress, 9th Virginia district, 1903-1907.

Background

  • Slemp, Campbell was born on December 2, 1839 in Turkey Cove, Virginia, United States. Son of S. S. and Margaret (Read) Slemp.

  • Education

    • Educated Turkey Cove, until 1856, Emory and Henry College, 1856-1859.

    Career

    • Entered C. S. A., 1861. Served as captain, lieutenant colonel and colonel 64th Virginia regiment.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Virginia legislature, 1879-1883. Member Congress, 9th Virginia district, 1903-1907.

    Connections

    • Married Nannie B. Cawood, June 9, 1865.
    • father: S. S. Slemp
    • mother: Margaret (Read) Slemp
    • spouse: Nannie B. Cawood
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    Born December 2, 1839
    Died 1907
    (aged 67)
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