Thom's Irish Who's Who/Campbell, Rev. Joseph William Robert
CAMPBELL, Rev. Joseph William Robert, M.A. Educ.: private schools; Queen's College, Belfast (Senior Scholar, Natural History); Methodist College, Belfast. Entered Methodist ministry, 1876; served in Tinahely, Dublin, Athlone, Limerick, Cork, Tralee, Blackrock, Sandymount; Assistant Secretary of Conference, 1888; Secretary, Methodist Orphan Society, 1889; General Secretary, Home Missions, 1899; Delegate, Methodist Ecumenical Conference, 1901; Vice-President of Conference in Ireland, 1909; Representative to Methodist Assembly, 1909; Vice-President, Hibernian Band of Hope Union, and sometime Hon. Secretary, Hibernian Bible Society and Evangelical Alliance (Irish Branch). Late Principal, Theological Hall, Methodist College, Belfast, and Dean of Residences, Queen's Univ. of Belfast; a Commissioner of Education in Ireland; b. Clough, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh, 1853; son of Rev. Alexander Campbell; m. Elizabeth Prudence, dau. of Rev. William Lough; three sons, four daus. Pubns.: contributions to periodical literature in History and Theology. Recns.: cycling, golf. Res.: 91 Stephen's Green, Dublin.