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John Alexander Campbell

banker , manufacturer

John Alexander Campbell, American banker, manufacturer. Awarded Trenton Times Civic Cup, 1927. Member New Jersey State Exemption Board, World War, also treasurer War Emergency Committee of Trenton and chairman American Red Cross drives. President New Jersey State Board Tenement House Supervision 15 years; Member New Jersey and Trenton history societies.

Background

Campbell, John Alexander was born on January 31, 1856 in Shushan, New York, United States. Son of Peter and Mary Jane (McIntosh) Campbell.

Education

Graduate Collegiate Institute, New York, 1873. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1877, honorary Master of Arts, 1907.

Career

Cleveland (Mistress Elzey Stuart Aitkin). Treasurer International Pottery Company, Trenton, New Jersey, 1879-1906. General manager Trenton Potteries Company, 1906-1910, president, 1910-1932, Chairman of the Board, since 1932.

Director Trenton Banking Company, 1898-1900, vice president, 1900-1904, president, 1904-1927 and 1930-1935, Chairman of the Board, 1927-1930 and since 1935. President United New Jersey R.R. and Canal Company, since 1928. Chairman of the Board Trenton Savings Fund Society.

President Delaware & Bound Brook Railroad Company.

Membership

Member New Jersey State Exemption Board, World War, also treasurer War Emergency Committee of Trenton and chairman American Red Cross drives. President New Jersey State Board Tenement House Supervision 15 years. Member New Jersey and Trenton history societies.

Connections

Married Fannie Cleveland, October 30, 1879.

father:
Peter Campbell

mother:
Mary Jane (McIntosh) Campbell

spouse:
Fannie Cleveland