Person:Raymond Campbell (8)

Colonel Raymond Potter Campbell
m. 4 November 1885
  1. Colonel Raymond Potter Campbell1892 - 1953
m. 29 June 1916
  1. Colonel Raymond Potter Campbell, Jr1918 - 1997
Facts and Events
Name Colonel Raymond Potter Campbell
Gender Male
Birth[3] 12 Mar 1892 Hayward, Alameda, California, United States
Education[6] 1916 United StatesWest Point Academy
Military[8] 1916 United StatesSixth Infantry, 1916
Marriage 29 June 1916 Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United Statesto Katharine Clark Browning
Census[1] 1920 Kings, New York, United States
Census[2] 1930 Essex, New Jersey, United States
Census[4] 1940 Essex, New Jersey, United States
Military[8] 1942 California, United StatesColonel, 1942-1946
Death[7][8] 28 Aug 1953 Essex, New Jersey, United States
Obituary[7][10] 31 Aug 1953 New York, New York, United States
Burial[8] 15 Oct 1953 Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States

About Raymond Campbell

Raymond Potter Campbell was born in Hayward, California on 12 March 1892[3][5]. He served in the United States Army in both World War I[6] and World War II[10]. He graduated from West Point Military Academy on 12 June 1916[6], shortly before he married Miss Katherine Browning on 29 June 1916. He enlisted in the United States Army, World War II, July 6, 1942[5] and was discharged on January 19, 1946[5]. He was a Quartermaster officer and a recipient of the Legion of Merit[8]. Colonel Campbell died on 28 August 1953[7], and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery[8]. See:Raymond Potter Campbell at Arlington National Cemetery and National Cemetery Grave Locator

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  1. Kings, New York, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p 273B.

    Campbell, Raymond P, E. D. 64
    Raymond P. Campbell, age 27, born CA, father born Canada, mother born U.S., Major; Katherine B., wife, age 30, born NY, father born NJ, mother born NY; Raymond P. Jr., son, age 1, born NJ, father born CA, mother born NY;

  2. Essex, New Jersey, United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Roll 1344, Page 6B. .

    Campbell, R Potter, E. D. 631
    R. Potter Campbell, age 38, m age 24, born CA, father born Canada, mother born WI, banker, bank; Catherine B., wife, age 41, m age 27, born NJ, parents born NY; R. Potter Jr., son, age 11, b. NJ; Catherine, daughter, age 6, b. NJ;

  3. 3.0 3.1 United States. Passport applications, 1795-1925. (Washington, D.C. : National Archives), 18 Aug 1920.

    Raymond Potter Campbell; Travel to Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Paraquay, Chilie
    b. Hayward, California, 12 March 1892.

  4. Essex, New Jersey, United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule, T627_2341.

    R Potter Campbell; E. D. 7-386, West Orange, Exxex, New Jersey
    R Potter Campbell, M, age 48, b. CA; Catherine B Campbell, F, age 50, b. NY; Catherine Campbell, F age 16, b. NJ; Roy Campbell, M age 14, b. NJ

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 United States. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.

    Lives in Llewellyn Park, West Orange, Essex, New Jersey, age 50, b. 12 March 1892, Hayward, CA. Works at U-Select-It Corporation, East Orange, NJ

  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 United States. Adjutant General's Office. Returns from Regular Army infantry regiments, June 1821-December 1916. (Washington [District of Columbia]: The National Archives, 1966), 1916.

    Raymond P Campbell, 1st Lieutenant

  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 The New York Times. (New York, New York), 31 August 1953.

    Obituary, On Friday, August 28, 1953.

  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Raymond Potter Campbell, in Patterson, Michael Robert. Arlington National Cemetery, Lot 30-1069, 1953.
    Raymond Potter Campbell, Arlington Nat'l Cemetery
  9.   Find A Grave.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Raymond Potter Campbell Obituary