Oren C Campbell

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OREN C. CAMPBELL, M. D., of Ford City, Armstrong county, was born Jan. 11, 1878 at Hooker, Butler county, Pa., son of James I. and Sarah (Whitimire) Campbell, and grandson of John A. Campbell. The latter was a farmer in Butler county, Pa. He married Miss Fulton.

James I. Campbell, the father of Dr. Campbell, was also a farmer, and besides looking after his agricultural work was interested in the oil and real estate business.

Oren C. Campbell attended the public school in his home district, and also Washington Academy, subsequently entering the Slippery Rock State Normal School, whence he was graduated in 1898. For the following two years he taught school, until he became a student at the Medico-Chirurgical College, of Philadelphia, from which institution he was graduated in 1904. For a short time thereafter Dr. Campbell remained as resident physician at the Medico-Chirurgical hospital, in 1905 locating at Ford city, Pa., where he has since resided and built up a good practice. He is a member of the Armstrong County Medical Society, the local Kittanning society and the Pennsylvania State Medical Society. Fraternally he is a member of the B. P. O. Elks, Knights of Malta, F. O. E., I. O. H. and I. O. of P.

In 1904, Dr. Campbell was married to Mary Stewart, daughter of Rev. Thomas Dixon Stewart, of Mercer county, Pa., and they have one child, Elizabeth Lucile. Dr. Campbell belongs to the Presbyterian Church.

Source: Page 581, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed January 1999 by Connie Mateer for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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