Gideon Wilson Campbell

21 August 1914–20 February 1984 (Age 69)
Comanche, Texas, United States

The Life of Gideon Wilson

When Gideon Wilson Campbell was born on 21 August 1914, in Comanche, Texas, United States, his father, Charles James Campbell, was 35 and his mother, Lorenda Sashel Shockley, was 30. He married Mildred Netrail Wilburn on 22 July 1950, in Anahuac, Chambers, Texas, United States. He lived in San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 February 1984, in Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Anahuac, Chambers, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Wilson Campbell
Mildred Netrail Wilburn
Marriage: 22 July 1950

Spouse and Children

22 July 1950
Anahuac, Chambers, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Cullen Rupert Campbell




    Gayle Campbell


    Virginia Dare Campbell


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Gid Wilson Campbell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gideon W Campbell in household of Charlie J Campbell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gid W Campbell in household of Charles J Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"

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