Campbell, James

(1812-1893) Lawyer, born Philadelphia, Pennysylvania, USA; died there. Nominated for judge of the supreme court, he was defeated by anti-Catholic prejudice, but became attorney-general of Pennsylvania, and postmaster-general in Pierce's cabinet, 1853. He was a member of the board of city trusts, Philadelphia, president of the board of trustees of Jefferson Medical School for 25 years, and for 45 years vice-president of Saint Joseph's Orphan Asylum.

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