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Biographical Sketch of S. A. Campbell

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S. A. Campbell, surgeon dentist; Mattoon; was born in Mercer Co., Penn., Aug. 16, 1848; his father came with his family in October, 1854, to Mercer Co., Ill., and there settled on a farm; six days after coining, he sickened and died; at the age of 11 years, Dr. Campbell went into the office of Dr. E. B. Hamill, of Philadelphia, and at 12, began the study of dentistry; here he remained under instruction about two and a half years; he then entered the Baltimore Dental College, the oldest dental institution in the world; in 1868, having completed the course he received the degree of D. D. S.; he next located in Philadelphia, and entered upon the practice of his profession; in May, 1870, he removed to Mattoon, Ill.; he is the oldest established dentist in the city, if not in the county. He was married in November, 1874, to Nellie Fallin, a native of Bracken Co., Ky.; has one daughter-Laura Bertha; he has a large practice, and is recognized as a skilled workman in his profession.


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