Biography of T. F. Campbell
Columbiana County, OH

T. F. Campbell is among the substantial and reliable business men of Wellsville, where he is engaged in the roofing and heating business. He was born at New Matamoras, Ohio, Feb. 20, 1882, and is the son of Alexander and Clarissa (Shockey) Campbell.

Alexander Campbell, a native of Virginia, removed to Jefferson County, Ohio, in 1861. He later lived at Belleville, W. Va., in Wood County, where he engaged in farming. Later removing to East Liverpool, where he died in 1923 and is buried in Pleasant Heights Cemetery. His wife resides in East Liverpool. Mr. and Mrs. Carmpbell were the parents of the following children: David, lives in Cleveland; George, lives at Seattle, Wash.; James, lives in East Liverpool; T. F., the subject of this sketch; Harry, lives in Cleveland; and Samuel, lives at Newell, W. Va., is a veteran of the World War. He was severely wounded while in service in France.

T. F. Campbell received his education in the public schools and has lived in Columbiana County since 1901. In 1906 he settled in Wellsville, where for 16 years he was employed in the local railroad shops. He established his present business in 1922 and has a well equipped shop at 1051 Main Street. Mr. Campbell is a sheet metal, roofing and heating contractor and does a large volume of business.

In 1903 Mr. Campbell was united in marriage with Miss Nancy Bllen Gardner, who was born in West Virginia, the daughter of John and Lucinda (Hale) Gardner. Mr. Gardner, who died in April, 1906, was a Civil War veteran. His widow lives at Parkersburg, W. Va. There were three children in the Gardner family: Mrs. Campbell; Sarah Agnes, married George Soso, lives at Parkersburg W. Va.; and Robert, lives in Denver, Colo. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell have a daughter, Mary Elizabeth, born July 3, 1906. She was graduated from Wellsville High School in 1924 and now teaches music. She lives at home.

Mr. Campbell is a member of the Christian Church and belongs to the Modern Woodmen of America.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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