Louisa County

Ensign John W. Cassabaum




Ensign John Cassabaum, who for the last ten months has been an instructor in instrument flying at Chase Field, Beesville, Texas, has been transferred to the advance flying school at Kingsville, Texas, where he will be an instructor in advanced flying at the Navy base.

Source: Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, July 22, 1944

140 Have Made Supreme Sacrifice in Muscatine Area In War Against Axis Powers; Many Reported Wounded

Ensign John W. Cassabaum, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Cassabaum, of Columbus Junction, killed March of 1945, in plane crash at naval air field at Kingsfield, Tex.

Source: Muscatine Journal, Victory in Europe Edition, May 7, 1945