Richard Mitchelson Campbell
|Chairman of the Public Service Commission|
|Prime Minister||Peter Fraser, Sidney Holland|
|Preceded by||John H. Boyes CMG|
|Succeeded by||George T. Bolt CMG|
|Preceded by||Sir Clifton Webb|
|Succeeded by||George Laking|
Richard Mitchelson Campbell CMG (28 August 1897 – 17 November 1974), often known as Dick Campbell, was a New Zealand economist, civil servant (holding the position of Chairman of the Public Service Commissioner), and diplomat.
After accompanying Walter Nash to Britain and Europe, from 1940 to 1945 he had an unhappy period as Secretary of the New Zealand High Commission in London, as Campbell and the High Commissioner, ex-politician Bill Jordan hated each other.
He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in the 1953 Coronation Honours.
- Henderson, Alan. "Campbell, Richard Mitchelson 1897 - 1974". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
- Henderson, Alan. The Quest for Efficiency:The Origins of the State Services Commission. ISBN 0-477-05538-9.
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