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Alexander Campbell

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(1788–1866).

Founder of the ‘Campbellites’ or ‘Disciples of Christ’, and the Churches of Christ. A voluminous writer, Campbell rejected all credal formulas, being persuaded that...

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Campbell, Alexander

Hiram J. Lester.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 2718 words.

Campbell, Alexander (12 September 1788–04 March 1866), religious reformer and principal founder of the Disciples of Christ, was born in County Antrim, Ireland, the son of Thomas Campbell, a...

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Alexander Campbell Fraser

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1819–1914)

Alexander Campbell Fraser was born at Ardchattan in Argyll on 8 September 1819 and died in Edinburgh on 2 December 1914. His mother was the daughter of a Campbell ...

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Campbell, Sir Alexander

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 167 words.

Kt 1944; MC; ED; MA

Born 29 Jan. 1892; s of late Hugh Ross Campbell and Margaret Nightingale Campbell, Perth, Scotland; m 1923, Mary Downie, d of late Alexander and...

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Morrison, Donald Alexander Campbell

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 172 words.

Born 30 Nov. 1916; s of late George Alexander Morrison, sometime MP for Scottish Univs, and Rachel Brown Morrison (née Campbell); m 1st, 1951, Elma Margaret Craig (d...null...

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Campbell, Hon. Thane Alexander

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 175 words.

OC 1974; MA, LLD

Born 7 July 1895; s of Alexander and Clara Tremaine Campbell; m 1st, 1930, Cecilia Lillian Bradshaw (d 1968); two s two d; 2nd, ...

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Fanning, Alexander Campbell Wilder

Gene A. Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1126 words.

Fanning, Alexander Campbell Wilder (1788–18 August 1846), soldier, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Barclay Fanning and Caroline Henson Orne (occupations unknown). During his...

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Fraser, Alexander Campbell (1819–1914)

Stuart Brown.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 2222 words.

Alexander Campbell Fraser was born at Ardchattan in Argyll on 8 September 1819 and died in Edinburgh on 2 December

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Campbell, Lt-Col Alexander George

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 242 words.

DSO 1918; ED; FRGS

Born St Kilda, Melbourne, 4 Feb. 1889; s of the late Alexander and Jane Heather Campbell, Melbourne; m 1928, Amy Adeline, ...

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Fraser, Alexander Campbell (1819–1914), philosopher

Nicholas Griffin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1439 words.

Fraser, Alexander Campbell (1819–1914), philosopher, was born on 3 September 1819 at the manse at Ardchattan, Argyll, the eldest of twelve children of the minister, the Revd Hugh Fraser,...

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Stewart, (William Alexander) Campbell (1915–1997), educationist

A. H. Halsey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 1180 words.

Stewart, (William Alexander) Campbell (1915–1997), educationist, was born in Glasgow on 17 December 1915, the son of Thomas Stewart (d. 1920) and his wife, Helen, née Fraser, ship's matron....

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Campbell, Alexander (1764–1824), composer and writer

Francis Watt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition. 1002 words.

Campbell, Alexander (1764–1824), composer and writer, born on 22 February 1764 at Tombea, Loch Lubnaig, Perthshire, and first educated at the school in Callander, was the second son of a...

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Campbell, Alexander (1796–1870), Owenite socialist and journalist

Noel Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Journalism. 957 words.

Campbell, Alexander (1796–1870), Owenite socialist and journalist, was born near the point of Skipness, in Kintyre, Argyll. He was apprenticed as a joiner in Glasgow and set up his own...

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Peterson, Alexander Duncan Campbell (1908–1988), educational reformer

Michael Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 965 words.

Peterson, Alexander Duncan Campbell (1908–1988), educational reformer, was born in Edinburgh on 13 September 1908, the third of five sons, but the second to survive childhood (there were no...

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Alexander Campbell

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(1788–1866).

Founder of the ‘Campbellites’ or ‘Disciples of Christ’, and the Churches of Christ. A voluminous writer, Campbell rejected all credal formulas, being persuaded that...

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Alexander Campbell

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(1796–1870)

Campbell was born in 1796 near the point of Skipness, in Kintyre, Argyllshire. He died at his home in North Coburg Street, Glasgow, on 10 February 1870. He was ...

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Campbell, Alexander

David Johnson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 287 words.

(b Tombea, Perthshire, Feb 22, 1764; d Edinburgh, May 15, 1824). Scottish composer, antiquarian, music teacher and poet. He was described by his friend and ex-pupil Walter Scott as ‘a...

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Campbell, Alexander

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 110 words.

Born Halifax; m Maud, d of Arthur Smith; one s; died 10 Sept. 1961

Ex-Director Daily Mirror; Ex-Chairman Council, Newspaper Press Fund; Fellow of Institute of...

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Campbell, Sir Alexander, first baronet (1760–1824), army officer

Stuart Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 843 words.

Campbell, Sir Alexander, first baronet (1760–1824), army officer, was born on 20 August 1760, the fourth son of John Campbell of Baleed, Perthshire, of a branch of the Breadalbane...

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Campbell, Alexander, of Carco (d. 1608), bishop of Brechin

Alan R. MacDonald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 738 words.

Campbell, Alexander, of Carco (d. 1608), bishop of Brechin, was a younger son of Sir John Campbell of Ardkinglas in Argyll, and brother to James Campbell of Ardkinglas, comptroller during...

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