Francis Alexande Campbell (1881 - 1960)

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Surr, Australia

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Surr, Australia

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Family

Father: James Campbell
Mother: Mary Ann Selby Campbell

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Alexande

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1881 - In the year that Francis Alexande Campbell was born, on May 21st, Clara Barton, a nurse, founded the American Red Cross. She was inspired by the Red Cross in Geneva Switzerland and the International Red Cross.

1889 - By the time he was just 8 years old, on May 31st, the South Fork Dam collapsed. Located in western Pennsylvania, the dam failed - sending more than 20 million tons of water into the towns below it. The flood killed more than 2,200 people in and around Johnstown. The newly formed Red Cross responded to the disaster.

1916 - He was 35 years old when the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

1940 - By the time he was 59 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

1960 - In the year of Francis Alexande Campbell's passing, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

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Francis Alexande Campbell passed away in 1960 in Surr, Australia at 79 years old. There is no known cause of death for Francis. He was born in 1881. He was born to James Campbell and Mary Ann Selby Campbell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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