Museum the New Llano Colony

Cleve Campbell



Pre-Colony History: He came from Texas where he'd worked on a farm raising cattle and wheat, before taking up sawmilling and planing work.  

Family Information:  

Job in Colony: In 1931 was listed among volunteers who helped with tearing down Cravens for materials. In July of that year, he and Claude Allred were getting out finished lumber for Dr. Irwin's house.

In 1933 the personnel of the Woodworking Department was as follows: Cleve Campbell, millwright; Bert Moore, commercial dealer; Fred Parsons, shop foreman; Charles Butts, talleyman and grader; Charles Brown, lumber woods and yard foreman.

In 1934 was part of the crew at the Gila location who had been irrigating the wheat and oats. In April he was elected to the Council for the Gila location.  He was selected to be in charge of the plant industry and most of the garden.  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info: After the May Day Revolution of 1935, signed a statement supporting John Szpila's letter, which had been published in the September 21, 1935 issue of the "Llano Colonist" and spelled out the reason's the overthrow of former General Manager, George T. Pickett, had been necessary.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": March 14, 1931, July 11, 1931, December 9, 1933, January 27, 1934, April 14, 1934, October 12, 1935