Alfred Edward Callen (1904 - 1956)

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Alfred Edward Callen
1904 - 1956
updated February 06, 2019
Alfred Edward Callen was born in 1904. He was born to Edward Callen and Emily Buchanan Callen, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1956 in Park, Australia at age 52.

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Alfred Edward Callen

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Edward Callen
Park, Australia
Emily Buchanan Callen
Park, Australia

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Alfred Edward Callen passed away in 1956 in Park, Australia at 52 years old. He was born in 1904. He was born to Edward Callen and Emily Buchanan Callen, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1904 - 1956 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that Alfred Edward Callen was born, the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1911, he was only 7 years old when the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1927, he was 23 years old when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1937, by the time he was 33 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1956, in the year of Alfred Edward Callen's passing, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

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Emily Buchanan Callen
Park, Australia
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1868 - 1956
Hawk, Australia
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Hawk, Australia
Ann Peebles Callen
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David John Lyttl Callen
1867 - 1964
Wangaratta, Australia
David Callen
Wangaratta, Australia
Ildie Katherine Callen
1886 - 1967
Stal, Australia
Scott William Callen
Stal, Australia
Mary Callen
Stal, Australia
Lillian Alberta Callen
1903 - 1976
Mtel, Australia
Fisher Albert Callen
Mtel, Australia
Lily Palmer Callen
Mtel, Australia
Margaret Callen
1889 - 1979
Surr, Australia
Mckenzie James Callen
Surr, Australia
Mary Callen
Surr, Australia
Lindsay Victor Callen
1920 - 1980
Heidelberg, Australia
David John Callen
Heidelberg, Australia
Katherin Ildie Callen
Heidelberg, Australia
Ronald Alexander Callen
1902 - 1982
Rhyl, Australia

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Pearl Frances Kilpin Challenger
Footscray, Australia
Jerimiah Vincent Clifford
1909 - 1956
Fitzroy, Australia
Thomas Clifford
Fitzroy, Australia
Annie Cross
1874 - 1956
Melbourne, Australia
Stranagham Tho Cross
Melbourne, Australia
Mary Telford Cross
Melbourne, Australia
Judith Ann Cummings
1948 - 1956
Jord, Australia
Arthur Georg Cummings
Jord, Australia
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Fitzroy, Australia
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