Biography of Stanley E. Campbell
Cambria County, PA Biographies





Stanley E. Campbell, secretary of the Conemaugh Lumber Company, Johnstown, is a veteran of the World war. He was born in this city, June 1, 1892, and is a son of H. B. and Theodosia (Rowland) Campbell.

H. B. Campbell, deceased, was born in Buffington Township, Indiana County, Pa., Oct. 16, 1866. In early life he was a fireman on the Pennsylvania Railroad, later being promoted to engineer, running between Pittsburgh and Altoona. He died May 2, 1899, and is buried in Bethel Cemetery, Blacklick Township, Cambria County. His wife was born Jan. 30, 1867, in Blacklick Township. To Mr. and Mrs. Campbell two children were born: Stanley E., the subject of this sketch; and Esther, who died in 1910. Mrs. Campbell subsequently was married to J. A. Stutzman, treasurer and manager of the Conemaugh Lumber Company.

Stanley E. Campbell attended the public and high schools of Ebensburg, Pa., and Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pa. He then entered the employ of the Conemaugh Lumber Company, serving in various capacities, and in 1924 was elected vice president of the company, and in 1925 was elected secretary.

On Sept. 10, 1917, Mr. Campbell enlisted for service in the World war, becoming a member of Company D, Three Hundred Fifth Engineers, Eightieth Division. He arrived in France on May 26, 1918. He was in the Somme offensive, July 23 to Aug. 18, 1918; Saint Mihiel offensive, Sept. 12 to 16, 1918; Meuse-Argonne, Sept. 26 to Oct. 12, and Nov. 1 to 11, 1918. He was appointed a corporal Oct. 6, 1917, and sergeant Jan. 1, 1918. He returned to the United States on June 3, 1919, and received his discharge at Camp Dix, N. J., June 11, 1919.

On March 8, 1921, Mr. Campbell was married to Miss Hilda Creech, a daughter of A. S. and Florence (Hampton) Creech, natives of Monticello, Ill., where Mr. Creech is a leading photographer.

Mr. Campbell is a Republican, a member of the Baptist Church, and belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Masonic Lodge No. 692, Conemaugh Valley, and New Castle Consistory, thirty second degree, New Castle, Pa. He is an enterprising and progressive young man and is well and favorably known.


From:
History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis, 1926

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