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Carol Campbell (politician)

Carol Campbell (politician)

Carol Ann Campbell (died November 19, 2008) was the Democratic Councilwoman representing Philadelphia's Fourth City Council District. Campbell was narrowly defeated for renomination by Curtis J. Jones, Jr. on May 15, 2007.[2]

Carol Campbell
Member of the Philadelphia City Council
from the 4th district
In office
November 27, 2006[1]  January 7, 2008
Preceded byMichael Nutter
Succeeded byCurtis J. Jones, Jr.
Personal details
BornPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedNovember 19, 2008
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

She is the daughter of former councilman Edgar Campbell. She was under investigation by the Pennsylvania Attorney General for corruption charges[3] prior to her death in November 2008.[4]

Campbell was Secretary of the Democratic City Committee and Chair of the Alliance of Black Ward Leaders.[5]


  1. "3 new members join City Council, They fill vacant seats will run in May". Philadelphia Daily News. November 28, 2006. Retrieved November 15, 2011.
  2. INQUIRER STAFF WRITER, Patrick Kerkstra. "3 incumbents are booted out of Council seats - Juan Ramos, Carol Campbell and Daniel Savage will not be back. Plus, one mayor's son lost 2 won.." Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA), May 16, 2007: A11. NewsBank: Access World News.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "". Young Philly Politics. 2008-11-19. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2009-09-12.
  5. "Heir, Apparently :: Philadelphia City Paper. 25 Years of Independent Journalism". 21 September 2006. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
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