Born: March 4, 1861, Rose­neath, On­ta­rio, Ca­na­da.

Died: March 15, 1941.

Buried: For­est Lawn Me­mor­ial Park, Glen­dale, Ca­li­for­nia.


Campbell was the son of James Coyle and Anne Thomp­son, and bro­ther of min­is­ter Ro­bert F. Coyle. He mar­ried twice, to Ali­ce Hays (Sep­tem­ber 10, 1889) and Oli­ve G. Green­walt (1893).

He emi­grat­ed with his par­ents to Am­eri­ca with his par­ents in 1865. He lived in the north­ern pe­nin­su­la of Mi­chi­gan un­til au­tumn 1878, when the fa­mi­ly moved to Craw­fords­ville, In­di­ana.

Campbell gra­du­at­ed from Wa­bash Col­lege, Craw­fordsville, 1886, and Mc­Cor­mick Theo­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, 1889.

Just be­fore gra­du­at­ing from Mc­Cor­mick, he ac­cept­ed a call to the Pres­by­ter­ian Church of Ne­va­da, Iowa, and on June 11, 1889, was or­dained and in­stalled pas­tor there.

He lat­er served a Pres­by­ter­ian church in Brook­lyn, New York, then was as­sist­ant pas­tor of the First Pres­by­ter­ian Church, San Fran­cis­co, Ca­li­fo­rnia, where his bro­ther Ro­bert was lead pas­tor. In 1896, he ac­cept­ed a call to a church in To­le­do, Ohio. By 1912, he was pas­tor of the Belle­field Pres­by­ter­ian Church, Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia.



Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Coyle (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),