CAMPBELL, FELIX, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., February 28,
1829; attended the common schools; became a manufacturer of iron pipe and a
consulting engineer; president of the board of supervisors in 1858; appointed
by Governor Tilden a member of the board of commissioners from New York to the
Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia in 1876; elected as a Democrat to the
Forty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3,
1891); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1890; died in Brooklyn,
N.Y., November 8, 1902; interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.