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Vassar Walton Dacus
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Birth: 1884
Lafayette County
Mississippi, USA
Death: 1920
Leflore County
Mississippi, USA

Vassar Walton Dacus was the husband of Edna Reola (Barry) Dacus; son of Wilbourne L. Dacus and Helen Tempy (Holloway) Dacus (1853-1932); grandson of Nathaniel G. Dacus and Elizabeth G. (Borroum) Dacus.

From 1913-1914 he was vice president of the Bank of Greenwood. In 1912 when the bank was established, he was on the board of directors.

New Orleans Times-Picayune, Dec. 18, 1920, p.13:
V.W. Dacus Apoplexy Victim.
Greenwood, Miss., Dec. 17—Vassar W. Dacus fell dead Thursday in his home on Strong avenue at 10 o'clock when he suffered a stroke of apoplexy. He was 38 years old and was born and reared near Oxford, in Lafayette county. His wife, six children, a mother and three brothers survive him. Mr. Dacus was a member of the Masonic, W.O.W. and Elks' lodges, and at the time of his death was a member of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board and the governor's military staff. He had extensive planting interests in this section. The funeral will be held here Saturday afternoon and interment will e made in this city.
Family links: 
  Edna Reola Barry Dacus (1883 - 1935)
  Audrie Alice Dacus Shannon (1908 - 1991)*
  Edna Bernard Dacus Oubre (1910 - 2013)*
  Vassar Giles Dacus (1912 - 1975)*
  Chester Wayne Dacus (1915 - 1996)*
  Bernice Dacus Venable Ousley (1917 - 1987)*
  Rosa Mae Dacus Mullins (1919 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Greenwood Cemetery
Leflore County
Mississippi, USA
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Record added: Feb 12, 2012
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Vassar Walton Dacus
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