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president of Campbell College

James Archibald Campbell founded Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina in 1887.

Background

Campbell, James Archibald was born on January 13, 1862 in Harnett Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of Review Archibald Neill and Humy (Betts) Campbell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wake Forest (North Carolina) College, 1911, Doctor of Divinity, 1926.

Career

Ordained ministry Baptist Church, 1886. Pastor Spring Branch, since 1889, Buie’s Creek, since 1892, Coats, since 1908. Founded Buie’s Creek Academy, 1887, and continued as its head until the academic became a junior college, 1926, under title of Campbell College, of which was president (767 students in 1926).

President Bank of Buie’s Creek. Trustee Wake Forest College Home: Buie’s Creek, North Carolina.

Connections

Married Cornelia Pearson, November 18, 1890. Children: Leslie Hartwell, Arthur Carlyle, Elizabeth Pearson (Mistress Archibald Edgar Lynch).

father:
Review Archibald Neill Campbell

mother:
Humy (Betts) Campbell

spouse:
Cornelia Pearson

child:
Elizabeth Pearson Campbell (Mistress Archibald Edgar Lynch)

child:
Leslie Hartwell Campbell

child:
Arthur Carlyle Campbell