The passing of Campbell Wells

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The passing of Campbell Wells - CAMPBELL WELLS Campbell Wells lived a rich and...
CAMPBELL WELLS Campbell Wells lived a rich and ra diant life. Seeking no honor, declining declining the recognition of office or reward., he gave generously of his substance and his strength to many public causes. causes. The school, the church, the Ma sonic Home, the Democratic party, were to him objects of special interest interest and concern. A resident of Platte City, he was a familiar figure throughout throughout Missouri. No Missourian had a larger acquaintanceship or more devoted devoted friends. His wide acquaintanceship, his mag netic personality, his large knowledge of men and affairs, his ability as a business man, his breadth of vision and his zeal for education combined to make him an efficient and useful curator of the University. It has been permitted to few men to do such large service for the state's chief school. None have labored more loyally and constantly in its behalf. Faithful to every trust, unswerving In his friendships, charitable in his judgments, unassuming, unselfish, Campbell Wells was a real gentleman in the best and truest sense. His memory will be precious in many hearts. The good he did will live long after him in the commonwealth in which he played so large a part and which he did so well.

Clipped from The Evening Missourian15 Dec 1916, FriPage 4

The Evening Missourian (Columbia, Missouri)15 Dec 1916, FriPage 4
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