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Lewis Davis Campbell (August 9, 1811November 26, 1882) was a U.S. Representative for Ohio. Over his successful political career he was elected as a Whig, Know-Nothing, Republican and Democrat. August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Joyce Rollins is a lesbian. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Columbus Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq. ... The Whig Party was a political party of the United States during the era of Jacksonian democracy. ... The Know-Nothing movement was a nativist American political movement of the 1850s. ... This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...


Lewis Davis Campbell was born in Franklin, Ohio, the son of Samuel Campbell (1781-1846) and Mary Small (1786-after 1882). His education was in the local public schools. He was apprenticed to learn the art of printing from 1828 to 1831, and was afterward assistant editor of the Cincinnati Gazette. He published a Clay Whig newspaper in Hamilton, Ohio from 1831 to 1835 (Hamilton Intelligencer). During this time, he read the law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. He practiced law in Hamilton until 1850, after which time he engaged in agricultural pursuits. Franklin is a city located in Warren County, Ohio. ... Cincinnati, Ohio viewed from the SW, across the Ohio River from Kentucky. ... Henry Clay Henry Clay (April 12, 1777 in Hanover County, Virginia, USA – June 29, 1852 in Washington, D.C.) was a leading American statesman and orator who served in both the House of Representatives and Senate. ... Hamilton is a city located in Butler County, Ohio. ...


Lewis Campbell married Jane Reily on January 5, 1836 in Butler County, Ohio.


He was a director and secretary of the The Hamilton and Rossville Hydraulic Company, formed in 1841 for the purpose of building a canal through Hamilton to provide water power to local companies. He was an incorporator and president of the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad Company which was constructed between 1846 and 1852. The Cincinatti, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad (CH&DRR) was a United States railroad that existed between its incorporation on March 2, 1846 and its acquisition by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in December, 1917. ...


He ran unsuccessfully as a Whig candidate for election in 1840, 1842, and 1844 to the Twenty-seventh, Twenty-eighth, and Twenty-ninth Congresses. He was elected as a Whig in 1848 from Ohio's Second Congressional District to the Thirty-first Congress and was relected in 1850. Following the redistricting after the 1850 census, he found himself in Ohio's Third Congressional District but was successful in being again elected as a Whig in 1852. With the collapse of the Whigs, he ran as an Opposition Party (Know-Nothing) candidate in 1854 and was elected to the the Thirty-fourth Congress, in which he became chairman of the powerful Committee on Ways and Means. In the election of 1856, he claimed election and presented credentials as a Republican Member-elect and served from March 4, 1857, to May 25, 1858. However, his election was successfully contested by Clement L. Vallandigham who took his seat on May 26, 1857. Campbell ran against Vallandigham in the election of 1858, but Vallandigham was returned to office. Detailed map of Ohios second congressional district. ... The Seventh Census of the United States, conducted by the Bureau of the Census, determined the resident population of the United States to be 23,191,876 — an increase of 35. ... Ohios 3rd district The 3rd congressional district of Ohio is currently represented by Representative Michael R. Turner. ... The Committee on Ways and Means is a committee of the United States House of Representatives. ... Clement Laird Vallandigham (velan´digham, -gam) (July 29, 1820 - June 17, 1871), a key leader of the Copperheads in the American Civil War, was born in New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Ohio. ...


Lewis Campbell served in the Union Army as colonel of the Sixty-ninth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in 1861 and 1862, when he resigned on account of failing health. The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ... Colonel is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world. ...


President Andrew Johnson appointed Lewis D. Campbell as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico on May 4, 1866. He was accompanied by General William Tecumseh Sherman. Campbell was instructed to tender to President Benito Juarez the moral support of the United States, and to offer the use of our military force to aid in the restoration of law. The occupying French forces of Maximillian had Juarez' government on the run, and Campbell failed to reach them. Campbell served until June 16, 1867, when he resigned and returned to resume his elective political career. For other people named Andrew Johnson, see Andrew Johnson (disambiguation). ... William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. ... Benito Ju rez (March 21, 1806 - July 18, 1872) was a Zapotec Indian who served two terms (1861-1863 and 1867-1872) as President of Mexico. ... Photograph of Maximilian I, circa 1857-1867. ...


Campbell was elected to the Ohio Senate in 1869 and resigned in 1870 to take his seat in Congress, after being elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress. He declined to run for reelection in 1872. He was a delegate to the third Ohio State constitutional convention in 1873, after which he resumed his agricultural pursuits. The Ohio Senate is the upper house in Ohios bicameral legislature, the Ohio General Assembly; the lower house is the Ohio House of Representatives. ... A constitutional convention is a gathering of delegates for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution. ...


His nephew, James E. Campbell later held the seat from the third district for one term (1885-7). James Edwin Campbell (July 7, 1843 - December 18, 1924) was a Democratic politician from Ohio. ...


Lewis Davis Campbell died in Hamilton, Ohio, and where he is interred in Greenwood Cemetery.

Preceded by:
David Fisher
U.S. Representative from Ohio's District 2
1849 - 1853
Succeeded by:
John Scott Harrison
Preceded by:
Hiram Bell
U.S. Representative from Ohio's District 3
1853 - 1858
Succeeded by:
Clement Vallandigham
Preceded by:
Robert C. Schenck
U.S. Representative from Ohio's District 3
1871 - 1872
Succeeded by:
John Quincy Smith

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Lewis D. Campbell Information (599 words)
Lewis Davis Campbell was born in Franklin, Ohio, the son of Samuel Campbell (1781-1846) and Mary Small (1786-after 1882).
Campbell was instructed to tender to President Benito Juárez the moral support of the United States, and to offer the use of our military force to aid in the restoration of law.
Campbell was elected to the Ohio Senate in 1869 and resigned in 1870 to take his seat in Congress, after being elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress.
Douglas Campbell (Ontario politician) (607 words)
Campbell was initially kept off the ballot by a ruling of the party executive that all candidates must have fifty signatures from delegates to stand.
Campbell also challenged David Lewis (Stephen Lewis's father) for the leadership of the federal NDP in 1973.
Campbell resurfaced in 1988 as a fringe candidate for Mayor of North York, Ontario.
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