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McCall, Rev. Dr. Clarence Field Jr.

McCall, Rev. Dr. Clarence Field Jr.[1]

Male 1912 - 1967  (55 years)

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  • Name McCall, Clarence Field 
    Title Rev. Dr. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Nickname Mac 
    Born 20 Feb 1912  Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Education 1917–1930  Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • He was home-schooled by his mother Cora Campbell McCall who was trained as an English teacher. He attended the Canadian Academy at Kobe and graduated 1931.
    Grad from 3 Jun 1935  Berea, Madison County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Address:
    Berea College 
    • CLARENCE F. McCALL. JR.
      Niigata, JAPAN
      Major: Sociology
      Track 1, Cross Country, 1; Basketball; Varsity Tennis 2, 3, 4, Captain 3; Handball Champion 1, 3, 4; Varsity Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Harmonia 1, 2, 3, 4; Union Church Choir 1, 2, 3; Deacon of Union Church 3, 4; Vice Pres. Freshman Class; Pres. Sophomore Class; Floor Representative and Vice Pres. Men's Hall Union; B Club; French Club 1; Sociology Club 3, 4, Sec. 4; German Club 4; YMCA Cabinet 1, 2, 3, 4; Gen. Sec.4, Vice Pres. 4; Co-Sales Mgr. Chimes 4; Delta Phi Alpha, Pi Gamma Mu.
    Graduation Jun 1938  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Chicago Theological Seminary 
    Name Clarence Field McCall 
    Ordained 16 Oct 1938  Roundup, Mussellshell County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    First Congregational Church 
    Occupation 12 Apr 1940  Roundup, Mussellshell County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    minister of the Congregational Church 
    _AMTID 302051497467:1030:155362986 
    _COLOR 10 
    _UID 361CC8B766EB954FA1515368595088E4C83A 
    Died 25 Jul 1967  Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10, 11
    • He had angina and other heart disease, and had a mild heart attack on New Year's Day 1966, when walking uphill to the car from the Pasadena Rose Bowl. He was hospitalized a couple of more times and had been at the Pasadena Hospital for three days, dying from a myocardial infarction. His last words to his wife, Barbara Warren McCall, were "either the pain is gone or I am..." The cardiologist later told the family that he (the MD) had just read of a new procedure for opening occluded arteries in the New England Journal of Medicine but it was still explerimental.
    Buried 28 Jul 1967  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Hollywood Forever Cemetery 
    • Mac's children added a small granite marker at the Grove Cemetery, Holden, Massachusetts in June 2008, when they buried Barbara Warren McCall's ashes there in her family plot. Mac's ashes remain buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
    McCall, CF, Jr - headstone
    McCall, CF, Jr - headstone
    Hollywood Forever with Campbell family and his parents
    McCall, CF, Jr - headstone 2
    McCall, CF, Jr - headstone 2
    Grove Cemetery, Holden, with wife Barbara and other Warrens (stone only -- ashes remain in Hollywood)
    Person ID I113  Tree_1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 

    Father McCall, Rev. Clarence Field,   b. 11 Aug 1881, Steedman, Callaway County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1962, Claremont, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Campbell, Cora Belle,   b. 18 Nov 1878, Joliet, Will County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1966, Claremont, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1908  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    • Los Angeles Times (1886-Current File)
      July 15, 1908, page II 3
      Proquest Historical Newspapers,
      Los Angeles Times

      Evening wedding.
      Miss Cora Campbell, daughter of Dr. M. B. Campbell of 1608 Orange Street, last evening became the bride of Rev. Clarence F. McCall, who recently accepted a charge in Japan. Rev. and Mrs. McCall will spend the summer here and in the East before leaving for the Orient. Rev. E. C. Norton of Claremont was the officiating clergyman and the guests were relatives and intimate friends only. Miss Mary Campbell, a sister of the bride, and Dr. Robert A. Campbell, a brother, attended the couple as maid of honor and best man, and little Marian Campbell was the flower girl.
    Residence 1936–1939  Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • 1935 - Japan withdraws from League of Nations. Begins military build-up in Micronesia. Thirty-five Japanese citizens living in Kosrae.
      1936 - Clarence F. McCall missionary. Only Japanese ships coming to Kosrae now...
      1937 - Population of Kosrae is 1,332 including fifty Japanese, seven Chamorros and eight other foreigners.
      1939 - All American missionaries expelled. Japanese soldiers in Kosrae.
    Residence 1942  Medford, Jackson County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    Address:
    399 Beech Street 
    Residence 1946  Medford, Jackson County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Address:
    300 Ashland Avenue 
    • Name: Rev Clarence F McCall
      Gender: Male
      Residence Year: 1946
      Street address: 300 Ashland A
      Residence Place: Medford; Ashland, Oregon, USA
      Spouse: Cora C McCall
      Publication Title: Medford, Oregon, City Directory, 1946
    Residence 1948  Claremont, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Address:
    Pilgrim Place 
    Residence 1952  Claremont, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Address:
    580 Mayflower Road 
    • Both were registered Republicans (!)
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Warren, Rev. Dr. Barbara,   b. 19 Mar 1914, Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 2007, Claremont, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [20
    Married 5 Jun 1937  Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 12 Apr 1940  Roundup, Mussellshell County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    507 2nd Street West 
    • Education of both, C-5; in 1939 he earned $1800 and worked an average of 48 hours a week;
    Residence Oct 1943  Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Census 1945  Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Address:
    723 Kansas City Street 
    Residence 1 Dec 1948  Forest Grove, Washington County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    • Rapid City (SD) Journal Monday, 4 Oct 1948

      Rev. C. F, McCall Jr pastor of the Congregational church here for the past five years. Monday announced his resignation He has accepted a call to Forest Grove. Ore. home of Pacific University. effective Dec. 1. Rev. McCall explained he was making the move because of the opportunity to work with larger numbers of college-age persons. The pastor said Pacific university is a Congregational college with 1,000 students enrolled. Active in many community affairs. Rev. McCall was a member of the board of trustees of the Black Hills General hospital, president of the Pennington county health advisory committee last year, a member of the Lions club, a member of the Red Cross executive board for the past four years, served as president of the Rapid City Ministerial association, is president of the Pennington county Council of Churches, member of the corporate board of Yankton college at Yankton, member of the executive committee of the state Conference of Congregational churches, chairman of the Indian affairs committee of the conference. The McCalls came here in October, 1943. from Livingston, Mont. where he was minister of the Holbrook Congregational church. Mrs. McCall and their four children. Merritt, nine, Judy, seven, Marshall, four, and John, one, will accompany Rev. McCall when he leaves for his new pastorate. Forest Grove is 21 miles west of Portland.
    Residence 1949  Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Address:
    723 Kansas City Street 
    • His occupation is listed as: Pastor, First Congregational Church.
    Children 
     1. McCall, Rev. Merritt Campbell,   b. 28 Feb 1939, Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 2022, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2022 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1912 - Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1917–1930 - Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGrad from - Address:
    Berea College - 3 Jun 1935 - Berea, Madison County, Kentucky
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1937 - Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Address:
    Chicago Theological Seminary - Jun 1938 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
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    Link to Google MapsOrdained - Address:
    First Congregational Church - 16 Oct 1938 - Roundup, Mussellshell County, Montana
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister of the Congregational Church - 12 Apr 1940 - Roundup, Mussellshell County, Montana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    507 2nd Street West - 12 Apr 1940 - Roundup, Mussellshell County, Montana
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1943 - Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    723 Kansas City Street - 1945 - Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Dec 1948 - Forest Grove, Washington County, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    723 Kansas City Street - 1949 - Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jul 1967 - Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Hollywood Forever Cemetery - 28 Jul 1967 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
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  • Photos
    McCall, Claence Field, Jr., abt 1965
    McCall, Claence Field, Jr., abt 1965
    McCall, Clarence Field, Jr., about 1933
    McCall, Clarence Field, Jr., about 1933

    Documents
    McCall, CF Jr - obituary
    McCall, CF Jr - obituary
    Los Angeles Times newspaper obituary
    McCall, CF Jr - Berea degree certificate
    McCall, CF Jr - Berea degree certificate

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] McCall, William Kemuel, memorial speech by C. F. McCall, 1940, pg. 5.

    2. [S528] California Death Records - Rootsweb (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S773] California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Ancestry.com), viewed; 17 August 2015; McCall, Clarence Field, Jr.

    4. [S687] McCall, Clarence Field Jr (1912-1965) - FindaGrave #46464075, Clarence Field McCall, Jr.; 1912–1967; secondary marker in Grove Cemetery, Holden, Massachusetts; 46464075.

    5. [S1009] McCall, CF, Jr - 1954 autobiography, from his autobiogaphy, 1954.

    6. [S394] McCall, CF Jr - Berea Diploma, Clarence Field /McCall, Jr./; 3 June 1935; John Brierly McCall; 2012; passed from CF Jr to Barbara Warren McCall, to JBM (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S774] U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012, 17 August 2015; 1935 Berea College "Chimes," pg. 33.

    8. [S731] McCall, CF, Jr - CTS diploma, JBM.

    9. [S869] 1940 US Census - MT: Mussellshell County, Roundup; 33-16; 16B; household 353; Clarence F. McCall, Jr.; 18 October 2016.

    10. [S811] Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

    11. [S528] California Death Records - Rootsweb, accessed; 4 February 2014; death record for Clarence Field McCall, Jr.

    12. [S861] LA Times Newspaper online images (Proquest), McCall & Campbell Wedding; 15 July 1908; Section II, pg. 3; 11 December 2012.

    13. [S907] California, County Marriages, 1850-1952 (FS), 22 November 2015; McCall-Campbell marriage.

    14. [S1501] Kosrae - the Sleeping Lady Awakens, pg. 109, 298.

    15. [S814] U.S. City Directories 1821-1989 (Ancestry.com), Medford, Oregon, City Directory, 1942, pg. 355.

    16. [S303] WWII Registration Card, 4 June 2019; Clarence Field McCall, Sr.

    17. [S814] U.S. City Directories 1821-1989 (Ancestry.com), Medford, Oregon, City Directory, 1946, pg. 287.

    18. [S1098] Personal Knowledge - JBM.

    19. [S816] California Voter Registers, 1866-1898, 1952 listing, Claremont City Precinct 11.

    20. [S1019] McCall, John Brierly - South Dakota birth registration, John Brierly McCall; Standard Certificate of Live Birth; #708999; 1947.

    21. [S1916] McCall, Laura Estes - 1947 obituary, Rev. McCall to Move to Oregon Pastorate; 4 October 1948; 7 August 2021; https://www.newspapers.com/image/350596374.

    22. [S870] 1945 SD State Census - Pennington County, McCall, CF, Jr. household; transcribed card.

    23. [S814] U.S. City Directories 1821-1989 (Ancestry.com).