Former Jackson Energy Board Chairman Fred Callahan passed away Saturday, May 28. He was 94 years old. Mr. Callahan was elected as the Owsley County representative in 1961 and later served as chairman of the Jackson Energy Board of Directors for 27 years. He also served on the board of the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives.
Mr. Callahan was a former basketball coach, educator, banker and a World War II veteran. He and his wife, Louise, had two daughters. "Mr. Callahan was a true advocate for Jackson Energy," said JEC President & CEO Carol Wright.