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Joseph Cameron
Born 2507
Died 2549
Affiliation House Cameron
Position Director-General
Parents Samson Anders (father)
Deborah Cameron (mother)
Siblings Ian Cameron

Joseph Cameron (2507 - 2549)[1] was a House Cameron Nobleman, Officer, Diplomat, Politician, and the 12th Director-General of the Terran Hegemony.


Early Life and Career[edit]

Oldest son of Deborah Cameron, Joseph Cameron joined the Hegemony Armed Forces and became combat officer in its Marine Corp. However, his career was cut short due to a training accident, which claimed his right eye. He was then transferred from field service to desk job. There while working for the Hegemony's Department of Foreign Relations, he became known as accomplished negotiator. He would openly support his mother's new Strategy of Aggressive Peacemaking initiative she would implement in 2540.

By age 35, he had ascended to the position as ambassador to the Lyran Commonwealth. His diplomatic career prepared him for new challenges of when he would ascend to the Director-Generalship.[2]

Director-General of the Terran Hegemony and his Assassination[edit]

In 2542, his mother retired as Director-General, she designated him as her successor. After ascending to the throne, he would announce he would continue to maintain his mother's Aggressive Peacemaking policies. However, unknown to him, some within the military became dissatisfied with the old Director-General's Peacekeeping policy, which favored diplomats over the military. This collective dislike policy became organized into a cabal, plotted against the Joseph. The over taxed the Hegemony Central Intelligence Bureau failed to alert Joseph on what would bring the Hegemony into crisis.

A member of the cabal was administrative clerk of the Hegemony's Marine Corp by the name of Captain Henry Green. The captain would take matters into his own hands, being tired of Cabal's lack of action. In September 19th, 2549, he would enter the grounds of the Joseph's Palace on Terra, and patiently wait 27 hours for his opportunity to vent his frustrations.

From a tree in the Palace's grounds, he would take aim and fire his laser rifle as Joseph left his Limo. Joseph had taken his laser resistant jack off just moments before when the Green's second shot would hit him. Six days after the assassination attempt, Joseph would die from his wounds.[3]

Family and Legacy[edit]

Joseph's death would mark the beginning of the Hegemony's September Revolt. Where his brother Ian, would take up the leadership of the Hegemony and found the original Star League.[4]

Titles and Positions[edit]

Preceded by
Deborah Cameron
Director-General of the Terran Hegemony

Succeeded by
Ian Cameron


  1. Star League sourcebook, p. 183 Cameron Family Tree - Deborah Cameron's birth, Death and year reign are noted.
  2. Star League sourcebook, p. 33 Hegemony in Crisis - Joseph Cameron's early life and his mother's politics shaping his future.
  3. Star League sourcebook, p. 33 & 183 Hegemony in Crisis - Joseph Cameron's short reign as Hegemony Director and beginning of the September Revolt.
  4. Star League sourcebook, p. 33-35 & 183 - Family Tree - Joseph's death would herald his brother to form the Star League.