Born on October 27, 1912 in the village of Kamyshenka, now the Krutinsky district of the Omsk region. There he received his primary education. Ivan's father died on the fronts of the First World War. In the early 1930s, together with his mother, he was deported to the Surgut region. At that time he was just over 20 years old. Upon arrival in Surgut, he got a job in a consumer cooperation. After working for several years in the village of Yugan, Kashin moved to the Kachesovs' yurts, where his relatives lived. I got a job at the Chapaev collective farm. The main areas of work of the collective farm were animal husbandry and fishing. In summer and winter he took part in fishing. In addition, in the summer he was also engaged in the preparation of feed for cattle and horses. In 1937, a young teacher Anna Fedorovna Nezgovorova came to the yurts to teach children to read and write. In the same year, they got married with Ivan Nikolaevich. By 1942, they had two children. In 1942 I.N. Kashin was drafted into the ranks of the Red Army. Combat path: fought on the Volkhov front. In September 1942 he was seriously wounded. He was treated in hospitals for eight months. Then he was discharged. Awards: medals "For Valiant Labor in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945", "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1841-1945." Ivan Nikolaevich returned to his small homeland in 1943 and again continued to work on the collective farm. Soon he was elected chairman of the collective farm and worked in this position until the end of 1949. Those were difficult years: the collective farm did not have enough manpower, mostly women and teenagers worked. Nevertheless, the collective farm carried out tasks and plans. In 1949, due to the fact that the children needed to study, the Kashins' family moved to Surgut. Here Ivan Nikolaevich got a job as a fisherman in a regional food processing plant. In addition to fishing, he was engaged in the preparation of hay for horses. In 1955 I.N. Kashin went to work as a carpenter in the district department of public education. For several years he took part in the construction of the first two-story wooden Surgut secondary school No. 1 and a boarding school. Then, from 1966 to 1977, Ivan Nikolayevich worked in the construction group, oil field management and mechanization department No. 3. He passed away on November 26, 1980 after a long illness. Buried at Beliy Yar.