SLEMP, Campbell, (father of Campbell Bascom Slemp), a Representative from Virginia; born near Turkey Cove, Lee County, Va., December 2, 1839; attended a private school and Emory and Henry College, Emory, Va.; interested in agricultural pursuits and also engaged in the real estate business; during the Civil War served in the Confederate Army as captain and lieutenant colonel of the Twenty-first Virginia Battalion and colonel of the Sixty-fourth Regiment, composed of Infantry and Cavalry; member of the house of delegates 1879- 1882; unsuccessful Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1889; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth, and Sixtieth Congresses and served from March 4, 1903, until his death in Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va., October 13, 1907; interment in the family cemetery in Lee County, Va.
Father: Sebastian Smyth SLEMP b: 9 DEC 1810 in Wythe Co., VA
Mother: Margaret REASOR b: 3 JAN 1811 in Lee Co., VA
Marriage 1 Nancy Brittain CAWOOD b: 7 NOV 1840 in Harlan Co., KY
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