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James Campbell

James Alexander Campbell (1825-1908) was a businessman and Conservative MP for Glasgow and Aberdeen Universities.

Campbell was the son of Sir James Campbell, Lord Provost 1840-1843, and the brother of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, the Prime Minister, 1905-1908. He was a partner in the family firm, J & W Campbell, wholesale merchants. On the death of his father in 1876 he inherited the Stracathro estate near Brechin.

The Glasgow News was established in 1873 as Scotland's first Conservative newspaper.

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
Conservative Party, Glasgow News, J & W Campbell, Members of Parliament, MPs, warehousemen, wholesalers



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