Leslie H. Campbell

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Leslie H. Campbell
File:Leslie H Campbell.jpg
Campbell pictured in Pine Burr 1946, Campbell yearbook
2nd President of the
Campbell University
In office
Preceded by James Archibald Campbell
Succeeded by Norman Adrian Wiggins
Personal details
Born (1892-04-03)April 3, 1892
Harnett County, North Carolina
Died November 25, 1970(1970-11-25) (aged 78)
Harnett County, North Carolina

Leslie Hartwell Campbell (April 3, 1892 – November 25, 1970) was the 2nd president of Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.


Dr. Campbell was the eldest son of Campbell University founder, James Archibald Campbell. His younger brother, Carlyle, also became a college president, serving Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina in that capacity. Dr. Campbell was a 1911 graduate of Wake Forest College and was an earlier graduate of Buies Creek Academy, the forerunner of Campbell University. Under Dr. Campbell's leadership, Campbell Junior College became a four-year liberal arts college in 1961.

Preceded by
James Archibald Campbell
President, Campbell University
1934 - 1967
Succeeded by
Norman Adrian Wiggins