John C. Casady

Inducted: 1993

JOHN C. CASADY (1884-1965) was editor and publisher of the Cheyenne Star in Cheyenne, Okla., from 1911 until his death 54 years later. He began work on the Cheyenne Sunbeam at age 12 for 25 cents a week. He also worked in print shops in Oklahoma, South Dakota and Montana. Active in many civic roles, he was grand master of the Odd Fellows Grand Lodge of Oklahoma in 1927-28, was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1936 and was a member of the Board of Stewards of the Cheyenne Methodist Church for 45 years.