Neal Cassady Rank
About Neal Cassady
Neal Leon Cassady’s teenage years were filled with frequent trips in and out of correctional facilities for crimes such as car theft, shoplifting and fencing stolen goods. An encounter with educator Justin W. Bierly helped him pursue high school studies, secure employment and form a friendship with his protégé Hal Chase. Through the latter, the poet would later meet the likes of Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, who became members of the Beat Generation, a movement for which Cassady became known in the 1950s.
He was the son of Maude Scheuer and Neal Marshall Cassady. His first wife was LuAnne Henderson, who was 16 at the time of their marriage (1945). He married writer Carolyn Robinson in 1948 after his marriage to LuAnne was annulled. He had five children.
His writing took on a stream of consciousness narrative method. It is believed that his writing style influenced Kerouac’s. He never had any formally-published work.
DeathHe died on 4 February 1968, a day after he passed out on his way from a wedding party.
Neal Cassady Rank
F.A.Q. about Neal Cassady
When is his birthday?
Neal Cassady's birthday is on February 8, 1926.
In how many days is his birthday?
Neal's birthday is in 196 days
How old was Neal when he died?
He was 41 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 4, 1968.
How old would he be today?
Neal Cassady would be 95 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Neal from?
He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S..
Neal Cassady's Popularity
Neal Cassady was a famous American author and poet, who was born on February 8, 1926. As a person born on this date, Neal Cassady is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (February 8) and the 28th most popular for the year (1926).
People born on February 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Neal Cassady is the 687th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Neal Cassady's birthday, Neal Cassady is the 6481st most famous American and ranks 14th in famous people born in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
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