THOMAS JEFFERSON CAMPBELL, funeral director and embalmer, at Toronto, O., was born on a farm in Knox Township, Jefferson County, not far from the Island Creek line, August 21, 1853, and is a son of Thomas Jefferson and Harriet (Pontious) Campbell. They were farming people and both survived into respected old age and died on the old homestead.
Thomas Jefferson Campbell, bearing his father's name, grew to manhood in Knox Township, attending the local schools and working for his father. He secured quarters for his undertaking business at Toronto, in March, 1906, and in the following year secured his license as an embalmer, at Dayton, O. He has all equipments necessary for the undertaking business, operating two hearses, one of these being a beautiful black and the other a silver-grey. He carries caskets of all kins and in all that pertains to funeral directing gives adequate and dignified service.
Mr. Campbell married Miss Matilda J. Woodruff, and they have three children: Lena; Roy, who fills the position of engrossing clerk in the Ohio Senate; and Margaret, who is the wife of Herman Tope. Mr. Campbell is a member of the Masonic fraternity.