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    ANGUS CAMERON CAMPBELL, deceased, was for many years identified with the dry goods trade in Piqua, Ohio, and other nearby cities and was a man of wide acquaintance, one who held the respect and confidence of his fellow citizens to a remarkable degree. He was a veteran of the Union Army, serving three years as a member of the Eleventh Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and was wounded at Chattanooga.

    Mr. Campbell was born in Piqua, February 14, 1842, and was a son of Robert and Jane Campbell. He was of Scotch ancestry. He was possessed of many manly attributes which endeared him to the people with whom he was brought in contact, and was well educated and refined was a successful dry goods man and held positions with the Rike Dry Goods Company, Dayton, and for many years in Piqua with C. S. Parker & Company, J. W. Brown, the Feible Bros. at Hillsboro, and also in Columbus, where the last named concern had a branch store.

    Mr. Campbell was first married July 10, 1872 to Cornelia A. Kitchen, daughter of John and Eliza Kitchen, and they had two children: Wirt Campbell of Tacoma, Washington, and a daughter who died in infancy. The mother of these children died in 1875 November 17, 1887, Mr. Campbell formed a second marital union with Miss Sarah Ellen Jarvis, who was born in Piqua and is a daughter of the late Francis and Mary J. (Johnston) Jarvis. One son, Malcolm Campbell, was born to them.

    Francis Jarvis, father of Mrs. Campbell, is well remembered in Piqua, the city in which he attained the first rank in the business world, as well as the seat of his many benefactions. He was born May 19, 1821, at Downpatrick, County Down, Ireland. At the age of twenty-two, thinking to better his fortunes in the country across the sea, he came to America and endeavored to make his start in the city of Toronto. Being ambitious and becoming dissatisfied with the progress he was making, after a year's residence there, he determined to locate at Piqua, Ohio. From that time until his death he was an active figure in the history of the city and county, a period of fifty-five years. On August 1, 1887, he was chosen to fill the responsible position of president of the Piqua National Bank, succeeding the late J. M. Scott, and he continued actively to direct the affairs of this institution until within a few days of his death, which occurred August 25, 1900.

    Mr. Jarvis was married March 2, 1847 to Miss Mary J. Johnston, and they reared the following children: J. J. Jarvis, a wool manufacturer who died at Defiance, Ohio, in June, 1903; Mary A., who is the wife of Wallace Alexander, a banker of St. Louis, Missouri; Frank, who is in the real estate business in Kansas City, Missouri; Sarah E. (Campbell); Elizabeth J., wife of Dr. W. S.. Powell of Defiance, Ohio; and W. G. Jarvis, who is engaged in the manufacturing business at Defiance, Ohio. Mrs. Jarvis preceded her husband to the grave, dying Jul 28, 1895, her death having a saddening influence on the remaining years of his life.

    The high estimate placed upon Mr. Jarvis as a man is revealed in an article which appeared in the local press at the time of his demise. From it we quote: "Not only does Piqua mourn the loss of a good man, a loyal citizen and a cherished friend, but all through Western Ohio, his great worth will be missed and business men realize that one of their noblest is gone."

    "Old citizens remember him in his early struggles, and saw him steadily, surely building up that deep character that will live long after his face is forgotten, and that knowledge of business and affairs. that has made his opinion carry great weight when a crisis was at hand. Later, in the prime of life, when his own success was assured, he took a deep interest in the growth. of his chosen city, and has watched its progress from year to year until the present prosperous condition that it enjoys."

    "There is little need to recite the many deeds of charity, for they are many, that have come from his hand. Generous, openhearted, philanthropic he was, and none in suffering who came to him for relief were turned away. Many of his acts of kindness were never known to others than himself, but sometime, somewhere, they will receive a rich reward. His biography shows that he lived for those who loved him and that no service done him was ever forgotten.

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