Courtney Warren CAMPBELL, Congress, FL (1895-1971)


CAMPBELL, Courtney Warren, a Representative from Florida; born in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo., April 29, 1895; educated in Westminster College, Fulton, Mo., and the University of Missouri at Columbia, Mo.; during the First World War served as a second lieutenant in the United States Army; studied law; was admitted to the bar in Missouri and Florida in 1924 and practiced in Tampa, Fla., 1924-1928; farmer, citrus grower, banker, and land developer; assistant attorney general State of Florida; member, Florida State Road Board, 1942-1947; member, Florida War Labor Relations Board, 1941-1946; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third Congress (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1955); unsuccessful for reelection in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress; returned to his extensive business and civic interests and resided in Clearwater, Fla.; died in Dunedin, Fla., December 22, 1971; interment in Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Pinellas County, Fla.

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