Robert Grace Callison

1894–1973 (Age 78)
Bowser, San Saba, Texas, United States

The Life of Robert Grace

When Robert Grace Callison was born on 21 November 1894, in Bowser, San Saba, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Miles Callison, was 35 and his mother, Frances Emmaline Anderson, was 33. He married Vera Frances Carpenter on 18 June 1926. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States in 1910 and Supervisorial District 1, Cochise, Arizona, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 30 January 1973, in Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Athens, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Grace Callison
Vera Frances Carpenter
Marriage: 18 June 1926
Robert Lee Callison
Gail E Callison
Gordon M Callison

Spouse & Children

18 June 1926


  • Male1929–1948Male

  • Gail E Callison


  • Gordon M Callison


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McAlison, a Gaelic patronymic based on the personal name Alison ( see Allison ).

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Robert G Callison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert G Callison in household of Thomas M Callison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert G Callison in household of Thomas M Callison, "United States Census, 1900"

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