Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||John Campbell |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||17 April 1909 |
|Died: ||15 May 1980 |
|Bio Notes: ||John Campbell was born on 17 April 1909, the son of Hugh Campbell, master mariner, and his wife Elizabeth Flett, and commenced an apprenticeship with Baird & Thomson of Glasgow in February 1926. He commenced the diploma course at Glasgow School of Art in September 1927, returning to Baird & Thomson during the summer holiday in 1928. He assisted in the office of John B Wilson & Son from June 1929 to September 1931, continuing to attend evening classes and resuming day classes thereafter. He moved briefly to London in 1932, working for the practice of Welch, Cachemaille-Day & Lauder from May to December, and returned to Glasgow to undertake the final six months of his diploma at the beginning of 1933. |
During August 1933 Campbell assisted Thomas Harold Hughes on an as yet unidentified competition design, and in October that year he joined J M Monro & Son. He was still with the latter firm when he was admitted ARIBA on 14 January 1935, his proposers being Thomas Harold Hughes, Herbert Archibald Welch and Andrew Graham Henderson.
Campbell was found dead on 15 May 1980. He was single.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|49, St Kilda Drive, Glasgow, Scotland||Private||Late 1934 *||After 1950|| |
|307, West George Street, Glasgow, Scotland||Business||1935 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|H M Register House||Death Register|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no5604 (combined box 90)|