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Calloway, Daniel, 1854-1942


Biographical Note

Daniel Calloway (1854-1942) was a law enforcement officer and the first marshall to serve in Erwin, Tenn. Calloway was born in Greeneville, South Carolina on August 12, 1854, later moving to Unicoi County, Tenn. Calloway was elected city marshall in 1891 and served until 1917. He was married twice, having seven children by his first wife, Martha Evaline O’Brien, who died in 1907. In 1910, he married Elizabeth Smith, and they had ten children. After losing reelection at town marshall in 1917, Calloway went to work for the Clinchfield Railroad as a security officer. He was struck by a train in 1934 and suffered serious enough injuries that he was forced to retire at age 80. He died on April 28, 1942.

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Daniel Calloway Biographical Material

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0652
Scope and Contents

The Daniel Calloway Collection consists of historical research conducted by Betty J. Cox about her grandfather, Daniel Calloway, the first marshal of Erwin, Tennessee. The collection includes a biographical sketch of Calloway prepared by Cox for a talk at a meeting at the Unicoi County Historical Association, as well as photocopies of supporting documents and copy prints of family photographs.

Dates: 1876 - 2003