Campbell, Duncan R, Lld

Campbell, Duncan R., LL.D., a Baptist minister, was born in Scotland, Aug. 14,1814. He was a graduate of one of the Scotch universities, and came to the United States in May, 1842. For several years he was in the active duties of the. ministry, and won for himself an excellent reputation as a scholar and. preacher. As pastor of the Baptist Church in Georgetown, Ky., he added to this reputation, and was called to the presidency of the college in that place in 1849. Success attended his administration until the breaking-out of the civil war scattered the students, and for several years the classes were very small. He died at Covington, Ky.; Aug. 16, 1865. Dr. Campbell is said to have been "a man of fine culture and extensive as well as thorough scholarship, both in belles-lettres and theology." See Appleton's Annual. Cyclop. v, 645. (J. C. S.)

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