Viola Leora Callaham

1914–1953 (Age 38)
Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States

The Life of Viola Leora

When Viola Leora Callaham was born on 1 April 1914, in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States, her father, George Henry Callaham, was 31 and her mother, Bessie Lee Claunch, was 27. She married Kenneth Ray Alf on 10 May 1933, in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Tenino, Thurston, Washington, United States in 1920 and Kent, King, Washington, United States in 1930. She died on 9 February 1953, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Auburn, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Ray Alf
Viola Leora Callaham
Marriage: 10 May 1933
Daniel Kenneth Alf
Louise Viola Alf
Phillip Arnold Alf
Judith Carol Alf
Janet Ellen Alf
Susan Belle Alf
Linda Lou Alf
Sylvia Ann Alf

Spouse and Children

10 May 1933
Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 2

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 

Age 13

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: most probably a respelling of Irish Callahan , influenced by the common element of English habitational names, ham.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola Callaham in household of George Callaham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola Callaham in household of George Callaham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Viola Alf in household of Kenneth Alf, "United States Census, 1940"

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