Biography of Lord Frederick Campbell
Lord Frederick Campbell (1729-1816) was Rector of the University from 1772 to 1773.
Campbell was MP for Glasgow Burghs from 1761 to 1780 and for Argyllshire from 1789 to 1799. He served as Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland during 1765 and was Lord Clerk Register from 1768 to 1816. He promoted the construction of a national repository for Scotland's public records and laid the foundation stone for General Register House. Port Charlotte, a village on Islay, is named for his wife.