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Philip Pitt Campbell (April 25, 1862 – May 26, 1941) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.

Philip P. Campbell
Philip Pitt Campbell in 1919.jpg
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1923
Preceded byAlfred Metcalf Jackson
Succeeded byWilliam H. Sproul
Personal details
Born
Philip P. Campbell

(1862-04-25)25 April 1862
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died26 May 1941(1941-05-26) (aged 79)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materBaker University

BiographyEdit

Born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, Campbell moved with his parents to Neosho County, Kansas, in 1867. He attended the common schools, and was graduated from Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, in 1888. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced practice in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Campbell was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1923). He served as chairman of the Committee on Levees and Improvements of the Mississippi River (Sixty-first Congress), Committee on Rules (Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress. Parliamentarian of the Republican National Convention in 1924. He resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., with residence in Arlington, Virginia.

He died in Washington, D.C., May 26, 1941. He was interred in Abbey Mausoleum in Arlington County, Virginia.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Philip P. Campbell (id: C000097)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Alfred M. Jackson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1923
Succeeded by
William H. Sproul