Campbell, Robert S

Campbell, Robert S., a Presbyterian minister, was born Jan. 16,1823. He was educated at Madison College, Antrim, O., and was licensed to preach by the Second Presbytery of Ohio in 1854. In the fall he entered the Western Theological Seminary, and, after completing his course, he went West as a missionary. In 1856 he was ordained and installed pastor of DeWitt Church. Ia.; and, after twelve years of effective service he resigned, and travelled as an evangelist in Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio. He again went to the West, and took charge of the Church at Pleasant Unity, Ill., where he was installed pastor by the Rock Island Presbytery. In 1878 he resigned and organized a Church at Davenport, la. In consequence of illness he was compelled to resign, and went to, New Concord, O., where he died, Jan. 10, 1880. See Christian Instructor, Feb. 12, 1880. (W.P.S.)

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