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Cashen, William & Ellen (Barr)

by Frank Cashen
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William Cashen went north to attend the then Alaska College in 1933. He taught school in Anchorage following his graduation, then joined the faculty of the University of Alaska in 1942. He retired as professor of mathematics and marshal of the university, emeritus. He and his wife, Ellen Barr, also a retired teacher, continued to make their home in Fairbanks. Bill died in 1981. They had two daughters, Ellen and Phyllis.