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Governor James Edwin Campbell portrait
Description: Photograph of a portrait of James Edwin Campbell (1843-1924) who served as governor of Ohio from 1890-1892. A number of important laws were passed during Campbell's administration. Ohio became one of the first states to recognize Labor Day as a state holiday, and the state legislature passed other laws that were beneficial to workers. Ohio adopted the Australian or secret ballot for the first time in 1891. Campbell also successfully campaigned for a permanent tax levy to support The Ohio State University. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: R_392_Campbell
Subjects: Ohio History--State and Local Government; Ohio--Governors--Portraits
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)