James Ervin Campbell

Brief Life History of James Ervin

When James Ervin Campbell was born on 1 March 1906, in Cannon, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Lee Campbell, was 32 and his mother, Callie Holmes Ready, was 26. He married Mary Lou Schultz on 22 December 1963, in Anderson, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 1, Cannon, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 1, Henry, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 9 August 2000, in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Woodbury, Cannon, Tennessee, United States.

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James Ervin Campbell
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Sources (10)

  • James Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Ervin Campbell, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • James E Campbell, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

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.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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