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Lester Arnold Cassingham is the son of John Gailen Cassingham and Henrietta Drown. He was born in 1919 in Colorado.

  • In 1941, he married (1) Viola Virginia Rudd in Idaho. Virginia, as she is known, is the daughter of Oscar Rudd and Marie Haggerty. She was born in 1922/1923 in Colorado. Lester and Viola divorced in 1965.
  • In 1966, he married Hazel May Brown in Nevada. Her mother's maiden name is Mewhinney. She was born 22 March 1921 in Oklahoma or Arkansas. She died 3 Oct 1988 at age 67 in Redding, Shasta, California. She is buried at Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon.

Children of Lester Arnold Cassingham and Viola Virginia Rudd:

  1. Gary Arnold Cassingham was born in 1943 in California.
  2. Carol Jeane Cassingham was stillborn on 9 Aug 1946 in San Pedro, Los Angeles, California. She was cremated the same day at Pacific Crest Cemetery, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California.
  3. Lucretia Denise Cassingham was born in 1951 in California.


Information for this family provided by Gary and Lynn Cassingham.

Hazel: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 572-46-2066) and the California Death Index.

Carol: Birth and Death from Pacific Crest Cemetery records.


We are actively seeking more information on the individuals listed here (and their descendants). If you have any additional information, photographs or documents to share: please e-mail me.
Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.