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Charles Albert Callis

Information regarding Charles A. Callis

  • Apostle number:  63
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  56
  • Date of birth:  May 4, 1865
  • Place of birth:  Dublin, Ireland
  • Date of apostolic ordination:  October 12, 1933
  • Age when ordained apostle:  68 years 5 months
  • End of apostolic service:  January 21, 1947
  • Total apostolic years:  13 years 3 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  October 12, 1933
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve:   13 years 3 months
  • Date of death:  January 21, 1947
  • Age at death:  81 years 8 months
  • Place of death:  Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida
  • Remarks:  He and three siblings and his widowed mother were converted by missionaries in Dublin, Ireland.  He served many years in the southern States in various capacities.
  • Inspirational quote:  “From my earliest recollections to the present time, I have always had an abiding and intense love for my Savior, Jesus Christ. I cannot read the story of His sufferings and crucifixion without shedding tears.”

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