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Class of 1947: Allen D. Campbell Jr., M.D.


Class of 1947: Allen D. Campbell Jr., M.D., recently printed his autobiography In His Own Words … The Life Story of Allen D. Campbell, Jr.: Naval Officer, Ophthalmologist, and Man Who Slept in the Same House with Bonnie Parker. Detailed in the retired ophthalmologist’s memoir are tales from his career and personal life, including friendships with Hollywood stars, famous athletes, and Dallas socialites. During his career, Dr. Campbell had his own medical practice and served as an ophthalmologic surgeon for the U.S. military and the Danish navy. At age 96 today, Dr. Campbell plays the organ and the piano, is President of the residents group at his rehabilitation facility, and enjoys Tex-Mex food and ice cream. 

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