Alexander Call


ALEXANDER CALL, a highly respected citizen of Toronto, was born December 11, 1834, son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Clendenning) Call, natives of Jefferson county, The marriage of his parents occurred about the year 1830, and to their union was born eleven children, five of whom survive. The father died about 1871 and his wife in 1881. Alexander Call was reared in Jefferson County, and as his first employment was engaged in farming. He subsequently became connected with the river trade, running to Vicksburg, Miss., and was so occupied until 1886. In the mean time he was occupied at various times at the carpentry trade. Mr. Call is influential and popular, and has been called upon by the community to serve on the town council for two years, and in 1889 he was elected trustee of Knox township, and is creditably filling that position. He is a member of the Odd Fellows, and he and wife are members of the Methodist Protestant church. In 1858 he was married to Elizabeth, widow of James Clendenning, late of Jefferson county. To this union one child had been born, Maggie, who was born in 1859. In politics Mr. Call is a democrat.

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