Robert J. Campbell, a Democrat, was elected to the California State Assembly in 1980 to represent the Eleventh Assembly District.
The Robert J. Campbell Papers consist of 15 cubic feet of records reflecting the interests and political activities of Assembly
Member Campbell during his 16 years in the California State Legislature.
California legislator Robert J. Campbell was born December 20, 1937 in Los Angeles. His family moved to Richmond, in the San
Francisco Bay Area, when Campbell was a child, and he attended high school there. His undergraduate work was done at Contra
Costa College and San Francisco State University, where he played on the football team and received his Bachelor of Arts degree
in 1961. Three years later, he received his Master of Arts in History from the University of California, Berkeley and taught
history courses there for two years. Campbell served in the U.S. Army and California National Guard from 1961 to 1972. After
teaching, he worked in the insurance industry in Richmond, becoming president and chief stockholder of a prominent company
in 1980.Agriculture, 1981-1982
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