Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Mildred Cass Beason - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This is a high school graduation photograph of Mildred Cass Beason. Her parents were Frank Emery and Helen Edith Cass and she was born May 26, 1895 on a farm northeast of Collyer, Kansas. Mildred graduated from Trego County High School in 1912 and attended Kansas University, Kansas State University, Fort Hays State College and San Diego State College. Although she did not graduate from college, she taught school in Trego and Gove counties. During World War II she was an inspector of war planes and parts built by Convair and Solar Aircraft Companies in San Diego, California. Later, she worked for Stanhome, Inc. and was unit manager for nine years prior to her retirement. Mildred married Stephen Beason in Wakeeney, Kansas on October 13, 1917, and they lived in Gove County from 1919 to 1942 before moving to San Diego, California. Mildred is best known for her book Pioneer Reminiscences. Letters written by Mildred Beason to Stephen Beason are available in the Research Collections at the Kansas State Historical Society.

Date: 1912

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 308812
Call Number: B Beason, Stephen *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308812

Copyright © 2007-2019 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.