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George B. Campbell ’38

George Campbell ’38, July 29, 1999, in Portland. He was a retired partner in the Portland law firm of Lane Powell Spears Lubersky. He attended Reed for two years and then transferred to Stanford, where he earned a BA in 1938. He then entered Stanford Law School and graduated with a JD in 1941. After graduating, he worked for Southern Pacific Company’s law department in San Francisco. During World War II, he joined the U.S. Navy and served as lieutenant on two aircraft carriers. After the war, he returned to Portland, where he was admitted to the Oregon Bar and joined the law firm Lane Powell Spears Lubersky. In 1958, he was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. During his career, he specialized in probate law, trust, and estate planning, and was also experienced in the practice of admiralty law. He was active in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel for many years. His hobbies included fishing and bird hunting. Survivors include two daughters. His wife died in 1990, after 48 years of marriage.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2000

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