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Banker

Douglass Campbell, American banker. Served as major Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member of Down Town Association, River, Yale (New York City); Chagrin Valley Hunt (Cleveland); Saturn (Buffalo); Racquet (Chicago), Chicago Club.

Background

Campbell, Douglass was born on August 31, 1919 in New York City. Son of William Lyman and Helene (Underwood) Campbell.

Education

AB, Yale University, 1941.

Career

With New York Central System, 1939-1967, timekeeper, traveling car agent, assistant train master, train master, assistant superintendent assistant to freight traffic manager, assistant to president, superintendent executive representative, 1939-1958. Vice president New York City R.R. (and subsidiary), 1958-1967. Also in charge public relations and advertising department New York City R.R. (and subsidiaries), 1960-1967.

Also director New York City R.R. (affiliates and subsidiaries). Chairman president Bowater Paper Company, Inc., 1967-1968. President Argyle Research Corporation (consultant), New York City, 1968-1983.

Vice president Hambro American, Inc., 1983-1985. Senior vice president Resource Holdings Ltd., New York City, from 1986.

Membership

Served as major Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member of Down Town Association, River, Yale (New York City). Chagrin Valley Hunt (Cleveland).

Saturn (Buffalo); Racquet (Chicago), Chicago Club.

Connections

Married Marion Danielson Strachan, January 13, 1962 (deceased November 1998). Step-children: Richard and Stephen Strachan.

father:
William Lyman Campbell

mother:
Helene (Underwood) Campbell

spouse:
Marion Danielson Strachan

child:
Richard and Stephen Strachan Campbell