Robert James Campbell Jr.

Male7 August 1901–8 November 1986

Brief Life History of Robert James

When Robert James Campbell Jr. was born on 7 August 1901, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Robert James Campbell, was 31 and his mother, Myrtle M. Sage, was 27. He married Arleen E. Flanigan on 29 May 1931, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Representative District 6, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1940. He died on 8 November 1986, in Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Old Drawyers Church Cemetery, Odessa, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Robert James Campbell Jr.
Arleen E. Flanigan
Marriage: 29 May 1931
John Sage Campbell

Sources (21)

  • Robert J Campell Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert James Campbell, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Robert J Campbell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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  • Marriage
    29 May 1931Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

    Age 12

    The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

    1925 · The First Municipally Owned Airport in the Country.

    Age 24

    The Cleveland Hopkins Airport was named after its founder, William R. Hopkins, and it was the first municipality-owned airport in the United States. It also is the home of the first air traffic control tower, the first ground-to-air radio control system, the first airfield lighting system, and the first U.S. airport to be directly connected to a local rail transit system. It is still in operation today and is the 43rd busiest airport in the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. As a result of folk etymology, 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 .

    Irish (North Armagh): adopted for Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’ (literally ‘battle chief’): see Caulfield and Cowell .

    English: variant of Camel , under the influence of the Scottish name (see 1 above).

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

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