1829 – 1902
Who was Felix Campbell?
Felix Campbell was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Brooklyn, he attended the common schools and became a manufacturer of iron pipe and a consulting engineer. He was president of the board of supervisors in 1858 and was appointed by Governor Tilden a member of the board of commissioners from New York to the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia in 1876.
Campbell was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1891. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1890 and in 1902 died in Brooklyn. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.
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