CAMPBELL, John Nicholson

1798–1864

Biography

CAMPBELL, John Nicholas; a House Chaplain; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 4, 1798; attended University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.; ordained in the Presbyterian Church, Hanover, Va., 1817; teacher; elected Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives for the Sixteenth Congress (November 16, 1820–March 3, 1821); assistant to Rev. Dr. Balch, Georgetown, D.C., 1823; regent, University of the State of New York, New York, N.Y.; pastor, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C., 1825; manager, American Colonization Society, 1829; manager, Bible Society of the City of Washington, 1829; pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Albany, N.Y., 1831–1864; died on March 27, 1864, in Albany, N.Y.

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Denomination

Presbyterian

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