Casey Stengel

Birth Name: Charles Dillon Stengel

Date of Birth: July 30, 1890

Place of Birth: Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Death: September 29, 1975

Place of Death: Glendale, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish

Casey Stengel was an American baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball right fielder and manager.

Casey was the son of Jennie (Jordan) and Louis Ernest Stengel. He was married to Edna Lawson, until his death.

Casey’s paternal grandfather was Louis Stengel, Sr. (the son of Ludwig Stengel and Caroline Diedrich). Casey’s great-grandfather Ludwig was born in Lichtenau, Baden, Germany, the son of Edward Stengel. Caroline was also German.

Casey’s paternal grandmother was named Katherine Kniphals.

Casey’s maternal grandparents were named John Jordan and Anna Eliza Dillon (the daughter of Thomas Dillon and Rosannah Forrest).

Sources: Genealogy of Casey Stengel (focusing on his father’s side) –

Obituary of Casey’s maternal grandmother, Anna Eliza (Dillon) Jordan –

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