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This is a photograph of Stephen Beason and Mildred Cass Beason possibly taken on their wedding day, October 13, 1917. After graduating from high school, Stephan attended Kansas University for one year. Later he farmed, taught school and served as Gove County School Superintendent from 1932-1940. They made their home in Gove County from 1919 to 1942 before moving to San Diego, California. Stephen is well known for his book Beason-Beeson Family History. 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 is best known for her book Pioneer Reminiscences. Letters written by Mildren Beason to Stephen Beason are available in the Research Collections at the Kansas State Historical Society.

Date: October 13, 1917

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Item Number: 308820
Call Number: B Beason, Stephen *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308820

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