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Edward Cunningham Lasater

Edward Cunningham Lasater, American farmer, cattle breeder.

Background

  • Lasater, Edward Cunningham was born on November 5, 1860 in Goliad County, Texas, United States. Son of Albert H. and Sarah (Cunningham) Lasater.

  • Education

    • Spent early life in sheep and cow camps in Texas. Owner of ranch of about 100,000 acres in Duval and Brooks counties, Texas. Also owner of the Falfurrias herd of Hereford and Hereford and Brahma crosses of beef cattle, and the Falfurrias Jerseys for dairy purposes (both herds nationally known).

      Director of live stock and farming, United States Food Administration, 1917.

    Career

    • Director of live stock and farming, United States Food Administration, 1917.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Progressive Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Connections

    • Married Mary Miller, October 29, 1902.
    • father: Albert H. Lasater
    • mother: Sarah (Cunningham) Lasater
    • spouse: Mary Miller
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    Born November 5, 1860
    Died March 20, 1930
    (aged 69)
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