Albert James CAMPBELL, Congress, MT (1857-1907)


CAMPBELL, Albert James, a Representative from Montana; born in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., December 12, 1857; attended the common schools and the Michigan Agricultural College at Lansing; taught school for several years; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Oxford, Mich.; moved to Clarke, Mich., in 1882, and resumed the practice of law; prosecuting attorney of Lake County, Mich., from 1886 to 1888 when he resigned; moved to Butte, Mont., on November 16, 1889, and continued the practice of his profession; member of the State house of representatives in 1897; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1901); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1900; resumed the practice of law in Butte, Mont.; died in New York City, August 9, 1907; interment in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Butte, Mont.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present