Alexander Campbell

(1882 - 1952)

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Alexander Campbell
1882 - 1952
Born
1882
Death
1952
Kew, Australia
Last Known Residence
Kew, Australia
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Alexander Campbell was born in 1882. He was born to Alex Campbell and Uk Campbell. He died in 1952 in Kew, Australia at 70 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Alexander Campbell passed away in 1952 in Kew, Australia at 70 years old. He was born in 1882. He was born to Alex Campbell and Uk Campbell.

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In 1882, in the year that Alexander Campbell was born, on August 3rd, President Chester Arthur signed the 1882 Immigration Act. "Criminals, the insane, or any person unable to take care of him or herself" were not allowed in the U.S. according to the Act. It also imposed a "head tax" on non-citizens entering the U.S.

In 1910, at the age of 28 years old, Alexander was alive when the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1925, at the age of 43 years old, Alexander was alive when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1946, Alexander was 64 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1952, in the year of Alexander Campbell's passing, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

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