Albert Angus Campbell
"FULTON COUNTY FOLKS" NOTES: Per the article about the CAMPBELL family, Albert Angus was born in Leiters Ford, two years before his father took the family to Portland, OREGON. He received his do ... show more
"FULTON COUNTY FOLKS"
Per the article about the CAMPBELL family, Albert Angus was born in
Leiters Ford, two years before his father took the family to Portland,
OREGON. He received his doctorate in psychology at Stanford University and
returned to the University of MICHIGAN, where his father went to school in
the 1890s. Dr. Angus CAMPBELL is (at the time the article was written)
director of social research at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
1. "FULTON COUNTY FOLKS," Vol. 2, p 108-109, "CHRISTOPHER CAMPBELL FAMILY,"
by Mary CAMPBELL GYNTHER, sister to A.A. CAMPBELL; Fulton Co. Pub. Lib.;
Rochester, IN. (Copy of article owned by compiler.)
Per the "Fulton County Folks" article, Albert Alexis CAMPBELL was
born on the family farm near Leiters Ford, IN. He attended the University of
Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI, and graduated there in 1897. He married Orpha,
"of Kewanna, Ind." Their children, Mary, Donald and Malcolm were born in
Peru, IN, where Albert was Superintendent of Schools 1900-1908. The family
moved to Leiters Ford in 1908. There A.A. CAMPBELL was superintendent of the
grade and high school 1908-1912. He also owned the grain elevator there; Albert's younger brother "Barch" was employed by Albert to run the elevator.
In 1912, A.A. CAMPBELL moved his family, including the 2-year-old Albert
Angus, to Portland OR. Albert had obtained a position to teach in one of the
high schools and later became a school principal. At the time of his retirement in 1938, Albert was principal of one of the largest grammar schools in the city.
Albert survived about 15 years after his wife's death. He died in 1957,
at the age of 85. "He had returned to Indiana several times, and the last time in 1947 to attend the 50th anniversary of his graduation from the University of Michigan.