Leo James Cassiday Sr

18 July 1900–1 July 1985 (Age 84)
Sherman Township, Gladwin, Michigan, United States

The Life of Leo James

When Leo James Cassiday Sr was born on 18 July 1900, in Sherman Township, Gladwin, Michigan, United States, his father, William James Cassiday, was 19 and his mother, Myrtle May Poland, was 21. He married Edith Lucinda Gorham on 15 November 1922, in Blackford, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wabash, Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 1 July 1985, in Clare, Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Friends Cemetery, Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Leo James Cassiday Sr
Edith Lucinda Gorham
Marriage: 15 November 1922
Arlie Darrell Cassiday
Jessie Kathryn Cassiday

Spouse and Children

15 November 1922
Blackford, Indiana, United States


    Arlie Darrell Cassiday


    Jessie Kathryn Cassiday


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 3

Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car "Sweepstakes" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cassidy .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leo Cassiday im Haushalt von Thomas Cassiday, �United States Census, 1910�
  • Leo Cassiday, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leo Cassiday, "United States Census, 1940"

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