Noted events in his life were:
1. Census in 1940 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 1 In 1940 Daniel A. Beecher, restaurant operator, 53, born in Missouri, was living with wife Leona, restaurant operator, 53, born in Kansas; and son Daniel A., 15, born in Missouri. Also with them is Daniel's daughter, Mary Jane Cantrell, 28, born in New Mexico, and her husband Marshall Cantrell, restaurant cook, 26, and their son Marshall A. Cantrell, 1 month old when the census was recorded on 8 Apr 1940. Both Marshall's were born in Missouri.
2. Occupation: employer D. A. Beecher on 16 Oct 1940 in Valley Park, St. Louis, MO, United States. 2
3. He was described as 5' 6" 140 lbs. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion on 16 Oct 1940 in Valley Park, St. Louis, MO, United States. 2
4. Residence: on 16 Oct 1940 in Valley Park, St. Louis, MO, United States. 2
Marshall married Mary Jane Black, daughter of Harold Pollard Black and Leona Rittenhouse, on 6 Aug 1934 in Saint Charles, St. Charles, MO. The marriage ended in divorce. (Mary Jane Black was born on 23 Aug 1912 in Roswell, Chaves, NM 4 and died on 9 Oct 1986 in Spokane, Spokane, WA 5.)
1 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K7WQ-M21 Daniel A Beecher, Bonhomme Township, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 95-36, sheet 6A, family 124.
2 Ancestry.com, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Marshall Cantrell b. 21 Sep 1914.
3 Ancestry.com, <i>Missouri, Newspaper Death Index, 1822-1994</i>, Montgomery City Standard, 10 Aug 1961, Marshall Cantrell d. 5 Aug 1961.
4 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M88W-VLK Daniel A Beecher, , St Louis (Independent City), Missouri; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 3A, family 54, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820960.
5 FamilySearch.org, <i>Washington Death Index, 1965-2014</i> (https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Collections/TitleInfo/472 .), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLWS-8RGB Mary J Lafser, 09 Oct 1986, Spokane, Spokane, Washington.