William S Callahan (1913 - 1992)

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Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida

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Mertie and Pam McAdams

Mertie and Pam McAdams

Boy in print shop

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Daniel or Thomas Callahan/Callihan

Daniel or Thomas Callahan/Callihan

I believe this to be a picture of my 3rd Great Grandfather, Cornelius Callahan (1779-1855).  On the back of this photo it is indicated that the photo was taken by "Gray Photography" in Cardington, Morrow Co., Ohio

I believe this to be a picture of my 3rd Great Grandfather, Cornelius Callahan (1779-1855). On the back of this photo it is indicated that the photo was taken by "Gray Photography" in Cardington, Morrow Co., Ohio

Alexander T. Callahan

Alexander T. Callahan

just me

just me

James L. Miller and Maxine C. Miller

James L. Miller and Maxine C. Miller

Lee Callahan and Daisy Gibson Callahan

Lee Callahan and Daisy Gibson Callahan

Mary Blake Callahan

Mary Blake Callahan

Jonathan Gardner Callahan

Jonathan Gardner Callahan

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Unknown Woman

Callahan School

Callahan School

Charlie, Ida, Delores, & Family

Charlie, Ida, Delores, & Family

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Mertie and Pam McAdams Boy in print shop Daniel or Thomas Callahan/Callihan I believe this to be a picture of my 3rd Great Grandfather, Cornelius Callahan (1779-1855).  On the back of this photo it is indicated that the photo was taken by "Gray Photography" in Cardington, Morrow Co., Ohio

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1913 - In the year that William S Callahan was born, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1924 - By the time he was merely 11 years old, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

1951 - He was 38 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1986 - By the time he was 73 years old, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

1992 - In the year of William S Callahan's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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William S Callahan passed away on October 17, 1992 at age 79. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on September 29, 1913. There is no information about William's family. We know that William S Callahan had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.

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