One Tramatic Incident.....
Can Change the Course of History.....
Alpha Omega Campbell was born in 1887 in the tiny farming community of Sawdust, Florida. He was a man of color who dealt with the challenges of living in a segregated America with grace, dignity and determination. He was gifted with a keen intellect and an unshakable belief in fairness for all people. He loved his family, keeping and acquiring all of the wealth for their behalf.
He was educated in Boston and he returned to Tallahassee in 1914 and established his practice. He then met and married his wife Maggie Lou. She was half white and her father was one of the riches white men in Tallahassee, Florida. With the help of her wealth, inherited from her father and his medical practice, he was able to leverage in becoming one of the few multi millionaires in the early 1900s-1955. He opened the first privately owned Black Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida. “The Laura Belle Memorial Hospital” in 1946.


He acquired quantities of land around the Leon Count fairgrounds and named streets after his daughters and his granddaughters. His dynasty came falling down in the summer of 1955 and he was convicted of manslaughter in the death of a white woman for performing an illegal abortion in Feb. 1956. He was sent to prison for four years. After release from prison he fought for his reinstatement of his medical license. His medical license was reinstated in 1971 and he died in 1977; a medical doctor.