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John Archibald Campbell
Birth: Jun. 24, 1811
Washington
Wilkes County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1889
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice. He graduated at the age of fourteen from the University of Georgia in 1825, then attended West Point Military Academy for three years but withdrew following the death of his father. He then studied law, was admitted to the bar and established a law practice in Montgomery, Alabama. He served as a member the Alabama State Legislature, (1837-43). In 1853, President Franklin Pierce appointed him a Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court but when the South seceded from the Union, and due to impending conflict with the Lincoln Administration, he resigned from the Court on April 30, 1861. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederacy as Assistant Secretary of War for conscription, (1862-65). After the war, was imprisoned by the Union Army for several months and was released by order of President Andrew Johnson. He then re-established law practice and returned to the Supreme Court on several occasions to argue cases. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Duncan Greene Campbell (1787 - 1828)
  Mary L Williamson Campbell (1793 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Anne Esther Goldthwaite Campbell (1804 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Katherine Goldthwaite Campbell Groner (1839 - 1922)*
  Mary Ellen Campbell Mason (1842 - 1870)*
  Anna Campbell (1844 - 1927)*
  Clara Campbell Colston (1847 - 1929)*
 
 Sibling:
  Sarah Green Campbell Chandler (1806 - 1887)*
  John Archibald Campbell (1811 - 1889)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Mount Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Western Area, Lot 23
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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all those children and no mention of your wife, their mother! I cannot find her grave or her mother's (although at least she is listed under this cemetery.) I am proud of you for all you did--but I am proud of her too!!!Anyone who knows where she is burie...(Read more)
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