ALEXANDER CASS, born in this township, November 3, 1853, is the son of John R. and Mary Jane (Burns) Cass, natives of Kentucky. He is one of a family of thirteen children. He married Cornelia Fenton November 3, 1875. She is the daughter of Alexander and Mary Fenton, of Sangamon county, and lives four miles northwest of Springfield, Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Cass have one child, Mary Ethel, born May 12, 1880.
Mr. Cass is a farmer and lives near Buffalo Hart Station. he and his wife belong to the Baptist denomination. Politically, he is a Republican.