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  • ID: I396412
  • Name: Campbell Bascom SLEMP
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 2 DEC 1839 in Lee Co., VA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia BET 4 MAR 1903 AND 13 OCT 1907
  • Death: 13 OCT 1907 in Wise Co., VA
  • Event: Sound
  • Event: Military service LTC, 21st VA Bn, Confederate Army
  • Event: Military service Col., 64th Regt., Confederate Army
  • Note:
    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.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    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
    • Married: 9 JUN 1864 in Lee Co., VA
    1. Has No Children Campbell Bascom SLEMP , Jr. b: 4 SEP 1870 in Lee Co., VA
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