James Wilson CAMPBELL, 38, died early Friday morning, May 8, 1931, in the
Allegheny General hospital, Pittsburgh. He went to the hospital on April 13
and on the 17th an operation for appendicitis was performed. The day before
he was to return home, while walking with a nurse in the hospital, an
embolism sent him back to bed, and death followed several days later.
James CAMPBELL was born in McDonald November 21, 1892. From youth he had
taken an interest in community affairs and was one of the most highly
respected citizens of the town. During the World war he served in the Navy.
Following graduation from high school in 1910 he entered the employ of the
First National Bank, with which he had been associated twenty years. At the
time of his death he was assistant cashier and a director in the
His sterling character and pleasant disposition won the respect and
admiration of all with whom he came in contact. He was a member of the
First Presbyterian church and a teacher in one of the Sunday school classes.
He was a member of Garfield lodge, F & A. M. of McDonald, and the Consistory
and Shrine of Pittsburgh.
He married Rosanna LOCKHART September 1924, who survives him with his
father Graham S. CAMPBELL and five brothers: George CAMPBELL of Pittsburgh,
A. V. CAMPBELL of McDonald, Ross CAMPBELL of Tulsa, Okla., the Rev. E. Fay
CAMPBELL of New Haven, Conn., and Fred CAMPBELL of McDonald.
Funeral services were held last Sunday afternoon in the First Presbyterian
church, conducted by the pastor the Rev. B. F. HEANY, who paid an admirable
and deserved tribute to the life and character of the deceased in the
presence of an audience of relatives and friends that taxed the seating
capacity of the church. Burial was private Monday morning in the Robinson's
(Source: June 5, 1931 Obits. McDonald PA Record)
(Contributor: Victoria Hospodar Valentine, email@example.com)
Back to Obituary Page
Back to Robinson Run Cemetery Page
Back to HOME PAGE