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Guy Edgar Campbell (October 9, 1871 – February 17, 1940) was a Democratic and Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Guy Edgar Campbell
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 36th district
In office
March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933
Preceded byJoseph McLaughlin, Anderson H. Walters, William J. Burke, Thomas S. Crago
Succeeded byDistrict eliminated
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 32nd district
In office
March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1923
Preceded byAndrew J. Barchfeld
Succeeded byStephen G. Porter
Personal details
Born(1871-10-09)October 9, 1871
Fetterman, West Virginia
DiedFebruary 17, 1940(1940-02-17) (aged 68)
Political partyRepublican
Democratic (Until 1923)

Early lifeEdit

Guy E. Campbell was born in Fetterman, West Virginia, his father was an immigrant from Scotland.[1] In 1889, he moved to Pennsylvania with his parents, who located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1889, and in Crafton, Pennsylvania, in 1893. He attended Iron City Business College at Pittsburgh.

Business ActivitiesEdit

Campbell was employed as a clerk in the offices of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Pittsburgh, until June 1896, when he resigned. He was engaged in the general insurance business in Pittsburgh until 1903. He was interested in the production of oil and gas in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

United States House of RepresentativesEdit

Campbell was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth, Sixty-sixth, and Sixty-seventh Congresses, and as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses. He served as the Chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Labor during the Sixty-eighth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932. He became engaged in an advisory capacity in Washington, D.C. He died at Willoughby, Ohio. Interment in Mount Union Cemetery, Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Guy E. Campbell (id: C000084)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Campbell, G to I at politicalgraveyard.com The Political Graveyard]

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