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Edward Cunningham Lasater

farmer , cattle breeder

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.

Connections

Married Mary Miller, October 29, 1902.

father:
Albert H. Lasater

mother:
Sarah (Cunningham) Lasater

spouse:
Mary Miller