Leroy Callison

1892–1957 (Age 64)
Bowser, San Saba, Texas, United States

The Life of Leroy

When Leroy Callison was born on 1 October 1892, in Bowser, San Saba, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Miles Callison, was 33 and his mother, Frances Emmaline Anderson, was 31. 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 1919. He died on 5 February 1957, in Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bisbee, Cochise, Arizona, United States.

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 18

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Leroy Callison in household of Frances E Callison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy D Callison in household of Thomas M Callison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dee R Callison in household of Thomas M Callison, "United States Census, 1900"

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