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Henry Bowers Campbell, retired, died on Monday, March 27, 1950, in Sitka, Alaska. Funeral services were held in Sitka on Friday, March 31, 1950, and interment was in National Cemetery.

Commander Campbell was born on June 17, 1891, in Parishville, New York, and graduated from the Parishville High School and Clarkson School of Technology with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He entered on duty in the Coast and Geodetic Survey July 9, 1912, as an Aid, and retired on January 31, 1944, by reason of physical disability. His long service includes duty in the Philippine Islands and Commanding Officer of the Ships ROMBLON and PATHFINDER, and in Alaska as Officer or Commanding Officer of the Ships NATOMA, EXPLORER, SURVEYOR, DISCOVERER, and PIONEER. He was inspector at the Boston Field station from 1926 to 1927, and Acting Inspector at the Seattle Field Station in 1938. From September 1, 1938 to January 28, 1942, Commander Campbell was at the Washington Office as Chief of the Coast Pilot Section, Division of Coastal Surveys. During World War II he served in the United States Navy from April 7, 1942 to September 2, 1943, as Commanding Officer of the Ship OCEANOGRAPHER. Commander Campbell is survived by his wife, Mrs. Louella Campbell. Commander Campbell, familiarly known as "Scotty," was held in deep affection throughout the service and will be greatly missed by his many friends in the Bureau. The Bureau extends deepest sympathy to Mrs. Campbell.

? Vol. 18, No. 14, 4/4/1950

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