A. W. Campbell


A. W. CAMPBELL, was born in Ireland, April 4, 1804. He was the son of Rev. Thomas C., and brother of the late Alexander Campbell, founder of the Disciple church. Dr. Campbell came to this country in childhood. He began the practice of medicine at Steubenville, O., and removed early in his professional life to West Middletown, Washington Co., Penn., and in 1849 came to Bethany. Here he practiced his profession until a short time before his death. He was also associated with his brother in the editorial work of the Millennial Harbinger, in its days a leading journal of the Disciples denomination. He was a man universally esteemed for the excellencies of his life and character. He discharged all his duties, professional and personal, with scrupulous fidelity and departing this life left behind him the heritage of a spotless name and reputation to his children. He died in Wheeling, April 2, 1879, at the residence of his son, Hon. A. W. Campbell, of the Intelligencer.

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