Cassidy Family - Helene and Edward Cassidy Divorce

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Mrs. Helene Cassidy Enters Suit for Separation Against Her Husband .

ALBANY, July 16.—An action for separation has been begun in the Supreme Court by Helene Cassidy against her husband, Edward R. Cassidy. Cruel treatment is alleged. The couple was married in Albany Jan. 10. 1893. There is no issue of the marriage.

Mr. Cassidy is the younger son of the late William Cassidy, one of the famous editors of his day, and is an artist of some note. When the war broke out, he entered the navy and at present is Ensign on the United States ship Hannibal, now at Key West.

Mrs. Cassidy is a native of France and came to this country with Mr. Cassidy's mother in 1892. The engagement was brief. During most of their married life Mr. and Mrs. Cassidy have resided at Altamont. The proposed step of Mrs. Cassidy has been discussed in society for some months. Mrs. Cassidy is now serving as a nurse in the Hospital for Incurables in this city.

The New York Times July 17, 1898