Bio: Callahan, J. G. (1881)


Surnames: Callahan, St. Johns, Teall

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 318

J. G. CALLAHAN, Eau Claire, was born in Andover, Mass., Sept. 2, 1823, and in the Spring of 1844 went to Niagara Falls, and was engaged in mercantile business there until 1853, when he went to Oxford, N. Y., where he was employed by Chapman & Thorp, merchants. In April, 1857, he came to Eau Claire, Wis., and continued in the employ of the same parties, they having established business here He is Register of the U. S. Land Office, and was for a time, during the war, deputy provost marshal, and has been member of the Assembly. He was President of the Village two successive terms; at the time of his first election there was not a vote cast against him. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church and of the A. F. & A. M. and the Temple of Honor. He was married at Niagara Falls, April 19, 1849, to Maria S. Johns who was born in Erie, Pa. They have two children, Kate Gardner (now Mrs. W. A. Teall) and Denton J.



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