- [S47] Sevier County, Tennessee and its Heritage, Sevier County Heritage Book Committee, (1994, Don Mills, Inc.), 330.
- [S118] History of early Sevier County Doctors , Beulah Linn, (www.sevierlibrary.org/genealogy/doc/doc.htm).
Dr. McCall was born Dec.4,1900, in Blount County, Tennessee on a farm near Greenback. He was one of eight children born to John Alexander and Martha Ann Love McCall.
He attended McConnell elementary school, Maryville College Preparatory School, and graduated from Maryville College in 1923. He taught school for one year at Somerset High school in Kentucky before spending four years at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Memphis. He interned at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis.
After graduation, he began his practice in Harlan, Kentucky, and then moved to Sevierville where his offices were in the First National Bank Building.
On June 1,1949, he married Grace Runyan at the home of Ray and Abby Sharp. He died May 13,1966 at the Beverley Hills Sanitarium in Knoxville after thirty years of medical practice, and is buried at Shiloh.
Information furnished by Mrs. Abby Sharp
- [S73] Rawlings Funeral Home, Book 2, 13 May 1966.
Mc Call, R. A. Dec 4, 1900 Tn May 13, 1966
Spouse: Runyan, Grace
Father: Mc Call, John
Mother: Love, Anne
Brothers: Edd, Earl
Sisters: Mrs. Walter Murray, Mrs. Will Henry
- [S34] In the Shadow of the Smokies, Smoky Mountain Historical Society, (1993), 357.