Erasmus D. Campbell

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Erasmus Daniel Campbell (January 11, 1811 in South Kingstown, Rhode Island – April 16, 1873 in La Crosse, Wisconsin), was a Wisconsin politician. In 1857, he became mayor of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Erasmus Campbell was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin from 1858 to 1860 under Governor Alexander Randall. The Town of Campbell in La Crosse County, Wisconsin was named after E.D. Campbell.[1]



  • La Crosse Republican and Leader, La Crosse, Wisconsin, April 19, 1873, obituary of Erasmus D. Campbell. Courtesy of the public archives of the La Crosse Public Library, La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Political offices
Preceded by
Arthur MacArthur, Sr.
Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
Succeeded by
Butler Noble