Lash, Don

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Lash, Don Gender: M
Donald Ray Lash
born on 15 August 1912 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Bluffton, Indiana, 40n44, 85w10
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 22°13' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 28°55 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 23°11'


American long-distance runner who won 12 national titles from 1934 to 1940, including seven consecutive men's national cross-country championships, and who set a world's record for the two-mile run in 1936.

Having married Margaret Mendenhall in 1938, Lash began a law-enforcement career with the Indiana State Police, then became an agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1941. He retired from the FBI in 1962 to become a regional director of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and appeared frequently as a motivational speaker.

In 1973, he opened a real estate business in Rockville, Indiana. He also was elected to five terms (1973–1982) as a Republican member of the Indiana State House of Representatives, serving Fountain, Montgomery and Parke counties.

Lash died of spinal cancer at a hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana, on 19 September 1994, aged 82.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 1938 (Margaret Mendenhall)
  • Death by Disease 19 September 1994 (Spinal cancer, age 82)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana Archives.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Spinal)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Spinal cancer)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Real estate
  • Vocation : Education : Public speaker
  • Vocation : Law : FBI (Agent)
  • Vocation : Law : Police
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Republican)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Sports : Track and Field (Long-distance runner)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (World record)