Unformatted text preview: 1861 Cass Mastern enlists as a private. 1896 Ellis Burden marries the girl from the Arkansas mill town. 1897 Jack Burden is born (Jack's mother and Monty Irwin have been lovers for at least nine months). 1903 Ellis Burden leaves his wife and child. 1907 Judge Irwin mortgages his property. 1910 Judge Irwin pays part of the mortgage. 1912 Judge Irwin fails to meet his interest payments. 1914 Foreclosure proceedings begin in March; Judge Irwin marries Mabel Carruthers; Judge Irwin pays the mortgage in full in May. 1915 Judge Irwin resigns as State Attorney General and becomes counsel for the American Electric Power Company; Jack Burden begins college in the fall. 1918 Jack, twenty-one, falls in love with Anne Stanton, seventeen....
View Full Document
- Fall '08
- Jack Burden, cass mastern, Judge Irwin, Gilbert Mastern