Walter G. “Skip” Campbell, Jr. was born on November 12, 1948, in Rockaway Beach, New York and died on October 23, 2018.
He was an American Democratic politician.
Campbell served as the Mayor of Coral Springs, Florida from 2014 until his death.
Before his election as Mayor, Campbell served as a member of the Florida Senate from 1996 to 2006.
He attended the St. John Vianney College Seminary, receiving his associate degree, and then the University of Florida, receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1970 and his Juris Doctor in 1973.
He was the founder the law firm Krupnick & Campbell, now known as Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock Liberman, with Jon Krupnick in 1975.
Campbell served as an adjunct professor at the Shepard Broad Law Center and served as President of the Broward County Bar Association and as a member of the Florida Election Commission.
While he was in private practice attorney, he sued DuPont over fungicide-caused crop damage, took up medical malpractice cases, and filed a lawsuit “that helped trigger design changes in cars to prevent doors from flying open in accidents.
Skip Campbell passed away at 69 years old, he was recovering from a hip operation.