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Fred Charles Callison (1885-1961)

Highlights of History from The Whitehorse Star

The Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery

The Whitehorse Star - Monday, November 13, 1961

Rites For Fred Callison, 1961

    Funeral services for the late Fred C. Callison of Atlin were held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from Bethany Tabernacle here. Mr. Callison was born in West Virginia in 1885. He settled in Dawson Creek in 1918 and has lived in northern B. C. since 1936.

    He is survived in the north by well-known members of his family. Four of his 13 children live in the Yukon. They are Pat of Klondike Helicopters, Dempsey of Whitehorse, Doris Simpson and Ann of Rancheria Hotel. Other members of the family live in British Columbia.

    He also leaves one brother, Henry of Montoney, B. C. 28 grand-children and five great grand children.

    Fred Charles Callison was born on August 23, 1885, in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, son of Lucy Dora Adams and John Charles Callison.

    He died at the Whitehorse General Hospital on November 4, 1961.