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Charles Edward McCallum

Charles Edward McCallum, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan, 1964. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1960-1961; Fulbright scholar University Manchester, England, 1960-1961.


  • McCallum, Charles Edward was born on March 13, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Edward Payson and India Raimelle (Musick) McCallum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1964.


    • Associate Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1964-1969, partner, 1969—2008, managing partner, 1992-1997, of counsel, since 2009. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer TerraLex, 2006—2011. Republican assemblyman State Bar Michigan, 1973-1978.

      Chairman Research and Technology Institute West Michigan, 1989-1991. Lecturer continuing legal education programs. Member West Michigan World Trade Week Committee, 1988-1999, chairman, 1990-1991.

      Member Michigan District Export Council, 1990-1999, chairman, 1992-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan, 1964.


    Chairman Grand Rapids Area Transit Authority, 1976-1979, member, 1972-1979. Regional vice president National Municipal League, 1978-1986, member council, 1971-1978. President Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1979-1981, 96-98, trustee, 1976-1983, 94-99.

    Chairman Butterworth Hospital, 1979-1987, trustee, 1977-1987. Chairman Butterworth Health Corporation, 1982-1989, director, 1982-1997, vice chairman, 1989-1991, secretary, 1991-1997. Chairman Priority Health, 1995-2004, board directors, 1995-2006.

    Fellow College Law Practice Management. Member American Bar Association (chair business law section 2007-2008, chair standing committee on ethics and professional responsibility 2004-2005, member committee multijurisdictional practice 2000-2002, member task force on corporation responsibility, 2001-2003, editor-in-chief Business Lawyer 2005-2006), American Bar Foundation, American Law Institute, Michigan Bar Association (member council business law section, section chairman 1988-1989), Grand Rapids Bar Association, International Bar Association, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce (president 1975, board directors 1970-1976), University Club, Order of Coif, Sigma Xi.


    • Married Lois Ann Gowell Temple, November 30, 1985. Children: Florence Andrea, Printha Kyle, Chandler Ward, Sabra Nicole Temple.
    • father: Edward Payson McCallum
    • mother: India Raimelle (Musick) McCallum
    • spouse: Lois Ann Gowell Temple
    • children: Florence Andrea McCallum
    • Printha Kyle McCallum
    • Chandler Ward McCallum
    • Sabra Nicole Temple McCallum
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    Born March 13, 1939