William Wallace Campbell

18 July 1907–22 April 1954 (Age 46)
Temple, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of William Wallace

When William Wallace Campbell was born on 18 July 1907, in Temple, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Thomas Madison Campbell, was 33 and his mother, Mary 'Maud' Mitchell Wheeler, was 28. He lived in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1920 and Davis Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 22 April 1954, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 46.

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Thomas Madison Campbell
Mary 'Maud' Mitchell Wheeler
Thomas Guy Campbell
Lovella Wanda Campbell
Marvin Royce Campbell
William Wallace Campbell
Glen Galen Campbell
Mr B Campbell
Donald Campbell
Douglas Earnest Campbell

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 13

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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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  • Wallace W Campbell in household of Maud M Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wallace W Campbell in household of Thomas M Campbell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William W Campbell in household of Thomas M Campbell, "United States Census, 1910"

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