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Frank Edgar McCalip
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1862
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1934
District Of Columbia, USA

Mr. McCalip had varied business interests in the city of Washington, D.C. up until the day he died. In December of 1921, one newspaper ad showed that he was on an advisory council to a new financial institution called the Banking Trust & Mortgage Company. There were ads for his Ford automobile dealerships as well. He was also part of many local civic affairs. In one article in June of 1920, it was noted that he was on one of several committees formed to help the work of the D.C. suffrage drive. This effort of course was largely to help get women the right to vote. His son Curtis worked for him at one dealer in 1924. His daughter Mabel was noted singer.

In his obituary in the Washington Post, in addition to those noted below, he also was stepfather to the son Daisy had from a prior marriage.


Find A Grave contributor Freida Karen found this obituary for Mr. McCalip that was printed in the Crawfordsville Journal and Review, Monday, July 2, 1934, a newspaper in Crawfordsville, Ind. It is used here with permission of the managing editor of the Journal Review, 119 N. Green St.
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

Frank Edgar McCalip, former Crawfordsville resident, passed away at his home in Washington, D.C. Monday morning according to a message received here. Although he had been in declining health for the past few years his last illness was of short duration. Mr. McCalip was born at Columbus, Ind., and came to this city in 1887. Soon after establishing his residence here he took over the managment of the Y.M.C.A. barber shop which he operated for several years. In 1902 he was elected city treasurer and served in this capacity for one term. After completing his term as treasurer he was appointed to a government position with the bureau of mines and sent to St. Louis. Later he was transferred to Washington and had been a resident of the nation's capital for about twenty-five years. Mr. McCalip married twice. He was married to Daisy Brothers following the death of his first wife. She survives him. Others surviving are a daughter in Seattle, Wash., and a son and daughter at Washington, D.C. Another son was drowned in the Potomac river near Washington in 1908. Mr. McCalip served as a government official from 1906 until 1916 when he entered private business and became identified with the automobile industry. Since 1916 he had operated a large agency in Washington. Mr. McCalip had made frequent trips to Crawfordsville in recent years and had visited with friends and relatives here this spring after spending the winter in Florida. He left for his home in Washington only a few weeks ago. Mr. McCalip had a wide acquaintance in Crawfordsville. Funeral services will be held in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.
Family links: 
  John McCalip (1842 - 1903)
  Catharine Mary Ziegler McCalip (1843 - 1899)
  Luella Dillman McCalip (1860 - 1896)
  Hazel May McCalip Fleming (1885 - 1977)*
  John McCalip (1886 - 1908)*
  Frank Edgar McCalip (1862 - 1934)
  Ellis McCalip (1871 - 1923)*
  Curtis Fielding McCalip (1873 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Fred Sanford
Record added: May 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89761733
Frank Edgar McCalip
Added by: Fred Sanford
Frank Edgar McCalip
Added by: Fred Sanford
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