Clarence Campbell

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Daily Press
August 5, 1954

Former Chief of Police in N.N. Expires

Clarence Moore Campbell, 66, of 1200 Jefferson Ave., extended, Warwick, widely known on the Lower Peninsula, died early yesterday afternoon of a heart attack.

Mr. Campbell served for a short time as Newport News chief of police and 22 years as special agent at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. He also was a Warwick justice of the peace.

Stricken at his home, he was pronounced dead on his arrival at Riverside Hospital at 1:30 P.M.

Born March 1, 1890, son of the late W. P. and Elizabeth Tabb Campbell, Warwick, he was educated in Warwick schools.

He joined the Newport News Police Department as a patrolman in 1917 and by 1923 had attained the position of chief.

He retired from the force the same year to take a job as special agent in charge of the shipyards police department. He retired from there in 1945.

Since his retirement, Mr. Campbell maintained an office in his home as justice of the peace.

Besides his wife, Mrs. Inez Clay Campbell, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. O. C. Pilgrim and Miss Judy Campbell, and a son, C. P. Campbell, all of Warwick.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.