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Will D. Campbell

AKA Will Davis Campbell

Born: 18-Jul-1924
Birthplace: Amite County, MS
Died: 3-Jun-2013
Location of death: Nashville, TN
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, East Fork Cemetery, East Fork, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Brother to a Dragonfly

Military service: US Army (medic, WWII)

Father: Lee Webb Campbell (b. 1899, d. 1990)
Mother: Hancie Ted Parker (b. 1901, d. 1980)
Sister: Lorraine Campbell Honea (b. 1920, d. 2003)
Brother: Joseph Lee Campbell (b. 1921, d. 1967)
Wife: Brenda Fisher (m. 1946, until his death, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Bonnie
Daughter: Penny
Son: Webb

    University: Louisiana College
    University: BA English, Wake Forest College (1950)
    University: Tulane University
    Theological: Yale Divinity School (1952)
    Director: Religious Life, University of Mississippi (1954-56)

    Committee of Southern Churchmen
    National Council of Churches
    Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    Ordained 1941
    Stroke 2011

Author of books:
Race and the Renewal of the Church (1962)
Up to Our Steeples in Politics (1970)
Brother to a Dragonfly (1977, memoir)
The Glad River (1982, novel)
Cecelia's Sin (1983, novel)
Forty Acres and a Goat (1986, memoir)
Crashing the Idols: The Vocation of Will D. Campbell (2010, memoir, with Richard C. Goode)

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