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John McLeod Campbell, MC QHC (6 July 1884 – 26 February 1961) was an English Anglican priest, chaplain, and missionary. He served as Fellow and Chaplain of Hertford College, Oxford from 1909 to 1924, as Principal of Trinity College, Kandy from 1924 to 1935, as General Secretary of the Overseas Council (formerly the Missionary Council) of the Church Assembly from 1935 to 1953, and as Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons from 1955 until his death in 1961. He additionally served as a military chaplain during the First World War.[1][2][3][4]

Early life and education[edit | edit source]

Campbell was born on 6 July 1884 to Donald Campbell, Rector of Oakford, Devon, England.[1][4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 'CAMPBELL, Rev. John McLeod', Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014; online edn, April 2014 accessed 15 Oct 2017
  2. "Master Of Charterhouse". The Times. 21 January 1954. p. 6. 
  3. "Ecclesiastical News: Missionary Council's New Secretary". The Times. 27 March 1935. p. 17. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Canon J. McLeod Campbell". The Times. 28 February 1961. p. 16. 

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