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Campau, Edward J., 1916-2007

 Person

Edward J. Campau was born in Alto, Michigan in 1916, the son of Edward Brown Campau and Cecile Belle Bancroft. He attended Grand Rapids Junior College, Michigan State University, Stanford University, and the University of Wisconsin. He earned his doctorate degree in Economic Entomology from the University of Wisconsin. A veteran of the United States Army during World War II, having served three years in the 19th Malarial Survey Unit in Africa and Iran. After the war, he continued to work as an entomologist, working for both the Standard Oil Company and the Eli Lily Company before his death in 2007. Edward was a descendant of Louis Campau, pioneer and founder of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Edward J. Campau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3962
Scope and Contents This collection contains various personal correspondence and military related documents pertaining to Edward J. Campau and/or his family members. The majority of the collection spans the years 1928 to 1950. The majority of the collection consists of personal correspondence belonging to Edward J. Campau, a descendent of Louis Campau, pioneer and founder of Grand Rapids, Michigan. A section of the collection consists of personal correspondence belonging to Elward B. Campau, Edward’s younger...