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CAMPBELL, John Goulder

1827–1903

Biography

CAMPBELL, John Goulder, a Delegate from the Territory of Arizona; born in Glasgow, Scotland, June 25, 1827; immigrated to the United States in 1841 and settled in the State of New York; attended the public high schools; moved to California in 1849 and engaged in numerous occupations; moved to Prescott, Ariz., in 1863 and engaged in mercantile pursuits and stock raising; member of the Territorial house of representatives, 1868-1874; county supervisor of Yavapai County; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1881); resumed his former business pursuits; also engaged in the hotel business and in stock raising; died in Prescott, Ariz., December 22, 1903; interment in Mountain View Cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of California
The Bancroft Library

Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection, n.d., 1 item. One of a series of dictations, from John Goulder Campbell, regarding people and events in Arizona Territory. The dictation is also available on microfilm.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Campbell, John Goulder. Reply of Hon. John G. Campbell to Judge Chas. Silent, in the matter of charges preferred by the former against the latter, and statement of Capt. Chas. P. Eagan. Washington, D.C.: Gibson Bros., Printers, 1880.

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