Lawrence A. Cassidy
Lawrence A. Cassidy Memoir
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013
Lawrence Alfred Cassidy was born April 12, 1895, near Bristow, Perry County, Indiana, to Abraham M. and Mary A. (Hallam) Cassidy. He enlisted in the Indiana National Guard in 1915, and served in active duty on the Mexico-United States border prior to World War I, and in England during the war. Cassidy married Eva M. Casper, April 6, 1918, in Perry County, Indiana, while still in the army. He was discharged at Camp Taylor, Kentucky, in 1919, and settled in Louisville, Kentucky, with his wife and children. Cassidy died in December 1977.
Information Found within Collection
“Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941.” Ancestry. May 29, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.
National Archives and Records Administration. “1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940 U.S. Census.” Ancestry. Accessed May 29, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Social Security Administration. “Social Security Death Index.” Ancestry. May 29, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Scope and Content:
This collection consists of a letter from Cassidy containing a brief biographical sketch, as well as Cassidy’s typewritten memoirs of his time in the army, 1914-1919.
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Folder and Item Listing:
Folder 1. Lawrence A. Cassidy
1968-7-25 Letter from Lawrence A. Cassidy
Undated Army memoirs of Lawrence A. Cassidy
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1914-1919
Provenance: Unknown donor, 1931
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
MA BA 7-12-2013