Museum the New Llano Colony



George Campbell

Birth: He was born around 1903 in Nebraska.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1910 he was living with his parents in Forest, Missouri.  

Family Information: Married Flora Young while living in the colony. Father of a daughter born July 22, 1935 - "a lucky day according to numerology."  

Job in Colony: In January 1933 he, Warren Fread, Blair Thomas and Gordon Pickett were "wrecking some of the old wrecks that have been wrecking the looks of the place for so long." They were putting up bins in the old shed back of the machine shop to hold the parts that could be saved from the wrecked cars.

Later in 1933 he was working in the tin shop where he and Willhart Maki were making a sink for the candy shop He was reported to be hoeing in the gardens in 1935. 

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Other Info:

 

Post-Colony History: Left the colony with a canvas-covered load of furniture in January 1936, going to California with his wife and her brother, Howard Young, and his family.

In 1938 on Howard Young's application for US Citizenship, George is listed as one of the witnesses and his employment at that time was as a surgical nurse.

The 1940 US Census shows him living in Inglewood, California with his wife and four children while doing maintenance for a construction company.  

Death:  

Sources: Family Source; "Llano Colonist": January 28, 1933, November 4, 1933, August 3, 1935; January 4, 1936; US Census: 1910, 1940; US Naturalization Records 1840-1957: Howard Young  

Photo: Standing (L to R) Howard Young, Flora Young, George Campbell (soon to marry Flora), George Pickett, Ivy Young (bride), Alice Pickett, Ed Loupe (groom), Unknown, Dr. R.K. Williams, Dr. Cecil Williams; Sitting (L to R) Unknown, Sidney Young, Lily Young, Unknown (possibly Carl Gleeser).