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Axcell M. Campbell (1853 - 1935)

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Axcell M. Campbell
Born in Mainemap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married May 1882 in Bangor, Penobscot, Mainemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Spokane, Spokane, Washingtonmap
Profile last modified 16 Nov 2019 | Last significant change: 16 Nov 2019
03:31: Cathy (Hahn) Tennant added Cozella Margaret (Clark) Campbell (1860-1951) as spouse for Axcell M. Campbell (1853-1935). [Thank Cathy for this]
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Biography

A. M. CAMPBELL, a pioneer of 1887, is a native of Maine, born October 30, 1852. He was reared and educated in that state, graduating at Fox Croft Academy. After completing his course of study he spent several years in teaching, then engaged in the grocery business. In 1870 he removed to Watsonville, California, and became a bookkeeper in the Watsonville Mill & Lumber Company's employ, remaining with them for many years. In 1887, however, he came to Spokane to accept a situation as bookkeeper and collector for the Spokane Mill Company. He was employed by them until 1893, then served as deputy couny treasurer until 1895, since which date he has been bookkeeper for the implement firm of the Mitchell, Lewis & Staver Company. Mr. Campbell has had long experience in his business. having held many responsible positions in this state and elsewhere, and it would be difficult to find a man better fitted by education and practice than he for the exacting duties of his present situation. Fraternally he is affiliated with the I. O. F.

He was married at Bangor, Maine, May 30, 1872, to Miss Cora Clark, a native of that city, and they have one child. Josie B. [1]

Axcell M. Campbell was born in Maine and came west to California in 1870. In 1871 he moved to Spokane, Washington to become a bookkeeper and collector for the Spokane Mill Co. From 1893 to 1895 he was deputy county treasurer. For a number of years he was associated with the Mitchell, Lewis and Staver Co.

In 1914 he was elected county assessor and served a term of four years. In 1918 he was a candidate for county treasurer, but was defeated by E.R. Ennis. In 1922 he ran unsuccessfully for county treasurer.

With his son-in-law, R.H. Beamer, he conducted the International Fuel Company for a number of years.

In 1872 he married Cora Clark of Bangor, Maine. He died on July 22, 1935. [2] He is buried in Greenwood Memorial Terrace in Spokane. [3]

Sources

  1. From "An Illustrated History of Spokane County, State of Washington" by Rev. Jonathan Edwards (1900) - p. 480
  2. Axcell M. Campbell Papers - http://nwda-db.orbiscascade.org/findaid/ark:/80444/xv09274
  3. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/111687111/axcell-m-campbell


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