Memorable Manitobans: Archibald McIntyre Campbell (1851-?)
Born near Lancaster, Ontario on 30 July 1851, son of Walter Wellington Campbell, he was educated at public schools there then engaged in business in western Ontario. On 15 October 1873, he married Fanny Foster (?-?), a daughter of Alonzo Foster, of Scotland, Ontario. They had three sons: Charles F. Campbell (1878-?), Albert Wellington Campbell (1885-?), and Edgar Alexander Campbell (1890-1952). In 1878, he visited Manitoba, returning in 1880 before moving to the Melita area with his family in 1882. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1888 general election and was re-elected in 1892 and acclaimed in 1896, but was defeated in the 1899 general election. He was a candidate in the 1908 and 1911 federal general elections but was defeated each time by F. L. Schaffner.
Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Biographical profile, Manitoba Free Press, 16 March 1899, page 12.
1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
“Dr. E. A. Campbell dies at age 61 at Deer Lodge,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 January 1952, page 32.
Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 4 October 2018
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