Name: John Lansing Cameron
Given Name: John Lansing
Birth: 14 Sep 1916 in Jonesboro, Lee County, North Carolina
Death: 20 Feb 1997 in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
Burial: 24 Dec 2001 Hayes Barton United Methodist Church, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
GRAD: Elon College 1938 Elon, Alamance County, North Carolina
Occupation: Director of the Division of School Planning 1940 North Carolina
Event: World War II, U.S. Navy, Lieutenant Commander
Military Service 1945
Occupation: Department of Commerce as director of Public Telecommunications 1960 Washington, District of Columbia
Residence: 1997 Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina 27615
Change Date: 19 Jun 2016 at 14:30:28
See descendant: Allan Cameron Sr > Allen Cameron Jr > Dougald Cameron Sr > Alexander M Cameron > Daniel S Cameron > William John Cameron > Dr John Lansing Cameron > Dr WJC Sr (FTDNA Kit No 225179)
North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000 about John Lansing Cameron
Name: John Lansing Cameron
Event Type: birth
Birth Date: 14 Sep 1916
Birth County: Lee
Parent1 Name: W J Cameron
Parent2 Name: Lenna Rosser
Roll Number: NCVR_B_C058_66001
RALEIGH -- John Lansing Cameron, 80, of 39 Springmoor Court, died Thursday, February 20, 1997 at Rex Hospital due to complications after lung surgery.
A native of Lee County, he was the son of the late William John Cameron and Lenna Rosser Cameron.
In addition to his wife of 56 years, Beulah Bradley Cameron, he is survived by two sons and one daughter plus their spouses, John and Nancy Cameron of Falls Church, Va., David and Martha Cameron of Union Mills, and Ann and Irvin Pearce of Raleigh. Surviving also are his brothers, Phil Cameron of Jacksonville, Fla., and Dan Cameron of Lenoir; plus five grandsons, Will Cameron, Chad Cameron, Lans Cameron, Jason Pearce and Cameron Pearce.
Upon receiving his education at Elon College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Cameron served the state of North Carolina as director of the Division of School Planning before moving to the Federal Government where his career culminated in the Department of Commerce as director of Public Telecommunications.
He also was a veteran of World War II, being discharged from the U.S. Navywith the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Prior to that, he was on the faculty of Louisburg College, as an instructor and as the athletic director.
He was an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects and a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Educational Facility Planners. Some of his other professional associations were with the American Association of School Administrators, the Council of Education Facility Planners, and the Association of Educational Communications and Technology.
He was a longtime member of Hayes Barton United Methodist Church, having served as Chair of the Building Committee for the current Sanctuary and the moving of the Chapel. He also served in many other leadership positions within the church, and was honored to have a Sunday school class named in his honor: the Cameron Class.
Some of the civic organizations in which Dr. Cameron provided leadership during his retirement years were: the Residents Association of Springmoor Life Care Community, the Senior Democrats Club, and the Wake County Men's Garden Club.
The Memorial service willbe at 3 p.m. at Hayes Barton United Methodist Church on Sunday, February 23. The family will have visitation from 7-9 p.m. in the church parlor on Saturday, February 22. Memorial donations maybe made to the Elevator Fund of Hayes Barton United Methodist Church, 2209 Fairview, Road, Raleigh, N.C. 27608.
Social Security Death Index
Name: John L Cameron
Birth Date: 14 September 1916
Death Date: 20 February 1997
Issuing State: Pennsylvania
Residence at Death: Raleigh,Wake,North Carolina 27615
Father: William John Cameron b: 26 Dec 1878 in Harnett County, North Carolina
Mother: Lenna Jones Rosser b: 25 Aug 1896 in Moore County, North Carolina
Beulah Arena Bradley b: 30 Jun 1917 in Hookerton, Greene County, North Carolina
7 Sep 1940
in Princeton, Johnston County, North Carolina
North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979
Groom's Name: John Cameron
Groom's Birth Date: 1916
Groom's Age: 24
Bride's Name: Beulah Bradley
Bride's Birth Date: 1917
Bride's Age: 23
Marriage Date: 07 Sep 1940
Marriage Place: Boon Hill Twp
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86833-5
System Origin: North Carolina-EASy
Source Film Number: 295113
Reference Number: pg 25
Collection: North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979
- William John Cameron Sr b: 13 Sep 1941 in Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina
- Living Cameron
- Living Cameron