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Clergyman

Robert Fishburne Campbell, American clergyman. member of the board Union Theological Seminary, King College, Bristol, Tennessee, Montreat (North Carolina) College Chairman Inter-racial Commission, Asheville.; Member Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Pen and Plate. Wrote: (brochures) The Race Problem in the South.

Background

Campbell, Robert Fishburne was born on December 12, 1858 in Lexington, Virginia, United States. Son of John Lyle (Doctor of Laws) and Harriet Hatch (Bailey) C.

Education

A.M., Washington and Lee University, 1879. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, Hampden-Sidney, Virginia (now of Richmond, Virginia), 1885. Doctor of Divinity, Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1893.

Career

1 son, Ruffner Campbell. Married second, Julia T. Berryman, June 18, 1919. 1 son, Robert Fishburne.

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1885. Pastor successively Millboro and Windy Cove schools, Bath County, Virginia, Davidson College Church and Buena Vista, Virginia, until 1892. Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Asheville, North Carolina, 1892-1838, pastor emeritus since 1938.

Appointed James Sprunt lecturer for 1930, Union Theological Seminary Founder Good Samaritan Mission. Asheville; chairman Home Missions Committee of Asheville Presbytery since organization, 1896. Moderator General Assembly Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1927.

Membership

Member of the board Union Theological Seminary, King College, Bristol, Tennessee, Montreat (North Carolina) College Chairman Inter-racial Commission, Asheville. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Pen and Plate. Wrote: (brochures) The Race Problem in the South.

Connections

Married Sarah Montgomery Ruffner, October 8, 1885 (died 1917).; married second, Julia T. Berryman, June 18, 1919.

father:
John Lyle Campbell

spouse:
Sarah Montgomery Ruffner

spouse:
Julia T. Berryman