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Campbell Slemp

congressman

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.

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