MARSHALL D. CALLANE, M. D.
Professional success results wholly from merit. Although in commercial life one may come into possession of
a lucrative business through inheritance or gift, in the learned profession advancement is gained almost altogether
through painstaking and unceasing effort. Prestige in the medical profession is the outcome of a close application
of native talents to the science of medicine and surgery. Splendid training, by means of which he has acquired
a thorough professional knowledge, and native ability, have combined to make Dr, Marshall D, Callane one of the
leading Physicians of Flora and vicinity, He is a man who is well known in this part of Carroll county, not only
as a successful physician but as a reputable and honorable citizen.
Born in Monroe township, Carroll county, Indiana, February 22, 1871, Marshall D. Callable is the son of Richard
and Mary (Cunningham) Callane. Dr, Callane's mother has been dead for a number of years, but his father is still
living and is a resident of Flora, now being a retired farmer.
Richard and Mary (Cunningham) Callane were the parents of five children, three of whom are now living, Dr. Waldo
E., a graduate of a dental college, is now a manufacturer of cream separators at Lebanon, Indiana; Ida, the wife
of Otto Sines, of Monroe' township; Dr. Marshall D., the subject of this sketch.
Reared principally in Flora, Indiana, and educated in the public and high schools of Carroll county, the latter
of which he is graduated from, Dr. Marshall D. Callane entered the Medical College of Indianapolis in 1898, and
four years later was graduated with the degree of Doctor of Medicine. In the same year he began the practice of
his profession in Flora and has been located here ever since. In the meantime, he has built up a prosperous and
well selected practice. He is widely known to the people of Flora and vicinity and is popular with all classes
of people. Dr. Gallant is a member of the Carroll County, the District, the Indiana State and American Medical
In September, 1909, Dr. Marshall D. Callane was married to On Myer, the daughter of Frank Myer. To them have been
born one son. Richard, who was born in 1911.
As a Republican, Doctor Callane was elected as a member of the Flora school board and is now serving as president
of the board. Fraternally, he is a member of Fountain City Lodge No. 280, Knights of Pythias.
History of Carroll County, Indiana
Its People, Industries and Institutions
By: John C. Odell
B. F. Bowen & Company
Carroll County, IN
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