Prince Lucien Campbell
1889 - 1902
Prince Lucien Campbell was born in Newmarket, Missouri, in October 1861. At the age of 4, his family moved to Montana where they lived until 1869, when his father, Thomas Franklin Campbell, was hired as president of Christian College in Monmouth, Oregon. Campbell grew up in Monmouth and graduated from Christian College, before continuing his education at Harvard.
In 1902, Campbell left the Normal School in Monmouth to become president
of the University of Oregon, a position he held for 23 years. In 1923,
his health started to deteriorate after he contracted influenza and by
1925 his health issues had become serious. During his educational career,
Campbell was president of an Oregon university for more than 36 years.
On August 14, 1925, Prince Lucien Campbell died.