Death Comes To L. C. Campbell

Succumbs To Bronchial Pneumonia; Hastened By Excessive Heat

L.C. Campbell, a prominent and esteemed resident of Astoria, died at his home Thursday following a brief illness. He was aged 85 years, 4 months and 23 days. Death was due to bronchial pneumonia, aggravated by excessive heat.

Lewis Cass Campbell was born on a farm in Camden township, Schuyler county, February 23, 1851. For a number of years he operated a farm, later following the carpenter trade. He was married three times. His first wife being Miss Alice Callison. Their marriage occurred in 1875. She died in April, 1879. His second marriage was to Alice Irwin in 1885, who preceded him in death. To this union two children were born. William Campbell of Muskegon, Mich., survives. His third marriage was to Mrs. Isabel Thompson Severns of Astoria, in October, 1901, who survives to mourn his departure. He is also survived by one brother, James, of California.

Mr. Campbell was a member of the Masonic lodge. During his residence in Astoria he served on the village council and was justice of the peace a number of terms. He was active in civic affairs, a life long Republican.

Funeral services were held at the late home Saturday morning at 10 o’clock, conducted by Rev. Fred Thompson and assisted by Rev. T. P. Krumpe. Interment in the Rushville cemetery. The Astoria Masonic lodge participated in the services.


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 7/22/1936

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