James Campbell (governor)

Sir James Campbell
Acting Governor of British Ceylon
In office
6 November 1822  18 January 1824
Monarch George IV
Preceded by Edward Paget
Succeeded by Edward Barnes
13th General Officer Commanding, Ceylon
In office
22 July 1822  ?
Preceded by Edward Barnes
Succeeded by Hudson Lowe
Military service
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Rank Major general
Commands General Officer Commanding, Ceylon

Major-General Sir James Campbell was an acting Governor of British Ceylon. He was appointed in 1822 and was acting Governor until 1824. He was succeeded by Edward Barnes.[1]


  1. "Sri Lanka". Rulers.org. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
Government offices
Preceded by
Edward Paget
Governor of British Ceylon

Succeeded by
Edward Barnes
Military offices
Preceded by
Edward Barnes
General Officer Commanding, Ceylon
Succeeded by
Hudson Lowe
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