Born on October 13, 1931, in northwest Fulton County, Georgia, Elizabeth (Liz) Alsobrook Campbell grew up in a rural area that has since been incorporated into the city of Atlanta. She married her husband, Ray Walton Campbell, who was known to friends and family as “Walt,” in 1957, and the couple settled in Smyrna. Having worked at Sears during World War II to support his family, Walt enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1946 and served through 1948 in Norfolk, VA, and then aboard the destroyer USS Waldron in Algiers, LA. As a veteran, Walt was active in the American Legion for more than 70 years. He passed away on May 6, 2021. Liz Campbell recorded her Legacy Series interview at the Museum of History and Holocaust Education with Adina Langer on July 1, 2021.
Elizabeth (Liz) Campbell Interview, 2021-07-01, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
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