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Surgeon

Eldridge Campbell, American surgeon. Decorated Legion of Merit. Diplomate American Board Surgery, American Board Neurological Surgery. Served as colonel Medical Corps, United States Army, 1942-1946, unit director, surgeon in chief 33rd General Hospital, acting neurosurgery consultant M.T.O.; American College of Surgeons fellow.

Background

Campbell, Eldridge was born on December 21, 1901 in Alderson, West Virginia, United States. Son of Eldridge H. and Bessie (Spessard) Campbell.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1923. Bachelor of Arts (Rhodes Scholar), Balliol College, University of Oxford, 1925. Doctor of Medicine Johns Hopkins, 1927.

Career

Intern, assistant resident, resident surgery and neurological surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1927-1934. Faculty Albany Medical College, since 1934, professor surgery, since 1946. Practice neurological surgery, Albany, since 1934.

Surgeon-in-chief Albany Hospital, since 1946.

Membership

Served as colonel Medical Corps, United States Army, 1942-1946, unit director, surgeon in chief 33rd General Hospital, acting neurosurgery consultant M.T.O. American College of Surgeons fellow. Clubs: Schuyler Meadows (Loundonville).

Connections

Married Eleanor Brown, July 2, 1930. Children: Elizabeth Spessard, Jean McComb, Thomas Richardson Brown.

father:
Eldridge H. Campbell

mother:
Bessie (Spessard) Campbell

spouse:
Eleanor Brown

children:
Elizabeth Spessard Campbell

Jean McComb Campbell

Thomas Richardson Brown Campbell