David Callister

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David Callister
Born David Alexander Callister
23 March 1935 (1935-03-23) (age 82)
Isle of Man
Nationality Manx
Occupation Politician/Broadcaster
Years active 1983–2008 (broadcaster)
2008–present (politician)
Employer Isle of Man Government /
Manx Radio
Spouse(s) Ann Popplewell (m. 1960)
Children 2 sons, 2 daughters

David Alexander Callister MHK (born 23 March 1935[1]) is a Manx politician and broadcaster, who is a current member of the Legislative Council of the Isle of Man. He defeated Pamela Crowe in 2008.,[2] He is also known as a former broadcaster on Manx Radio.

Early life[edit]

Born on 23 March 1935 to Harold Clarke Callister and Mildred Callister (née Corrin). He was educated at Braddan Primary School, Ballakermeen and Douglas High School

Personal life[edit]

Callister has been married to Ann (née Popplewell) since 1960, they have 4 children together.


  1. ^ "Callister, David Alexander" (PDF). www.tynwald.org. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "David Callister is the new MLC.". Isle of Man Newspapers. 2008-04-22. Retrieved 2010-12-04.