Wife: Caroline "Carrie" Alderman Callaham (1845 - 1923).
Married April 4, 1865.
Children; Arthur J., Nellie I.,Myrtie G. Callaham.,
Burial: Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.
He was born in Cass County, Ind., February 5, 1840, and lived there until August, 1861, when he enlisted in the Twenty-ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry. In August, 1862, he assisted in raising Company H, Seventy-third Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was elected Second Lieutenant of the Company. After serving eight months he was taken prisoner near Rome, Ga., and remained in rebel prisons nineteen months and ten days, being released on parole in December, 1864.
He was married at Lewisburg, O., April 4, 1865, to Carrie A. Alderman, a native of that place. They have three children--Nellie L., Arthur G., and Myrtle Grace, and lost one son in infancy. Dr. Callaham is now Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council of Kansas, and in 1881 was Grand Commander of Grand Commandery of Knights Templar.
Author. He was on the The Topeka board of Education and State board of Dentistry.
He was Clark for the District Court for many years.
In 1874 he was Prelate for Topeka Commandery No. 5., Knight Templar.
In 1880, was on the board of the First Presbyterian Church, and a officer of the Independent Order of Forresters.
In 1902 he was Dictator of Knights of Honor Washington Lodge No.787.
In his Dentistry business he was in partnership with George P. Ashton, for many years,