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Lieut Waldo May Slaton
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1893
Death: Nov. 22, 1918
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Aged 25 years. Section7, Block 17, Lot 1, Grave 6.

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Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 about Waldo Slaton
Name: Waldo Slaton
Birth Date: abt 1893
Birth Place: Atlanta, GA
Death Date: 22 Nov 1918
Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Ill
Burial Date: 23 Nov 1918
Burial Place: Atlanta, GA
Death Age: 25
Occupation: Soldier-U.S.A.
Race: White
Marital Status: S
Gender: Male
Street Address: Lakeside Hospital
Residence: Atlanta, GA
Father Name: Wm. Slaton
Father Birth Place: GA
Mother Name: Matte Jackson
Mother Birth Place: GA
FHL Film Number: 1852690

Columbus Ledger 25 Nov 1918 p 1 vol. 32 issue 289
Lieut. Waldo Slaton Buried in Atlanta
Nephew of Former Governor Slaton Dies of Influenza in Pennsylvania-Two Brothers in France
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 25 (special)-The body of First Lieutenant Waldo May Slaton, son of William M. Slaton and nephew of former Governor John M. Slaton of this city, who died in Pittsburg of influenza, will arrive in Atlanta, today and funeral services and interment will be held here.

Lieutenant Slaton was one of three brothers in the service. On account of his engineering experience he was commissioned direct from civil life at the beginning of the war, being a first honor graduate of Georgia Tech, and was assigned to special duty in connection with the manufacture of steel products and munitions for the government. His father, William M. Slaton, was for many years superintendent of Atlanta public schools. His grandfather, the late Major William F. Slaton, held the the same position. Another of his grandfathers was the late Chief Justice Jackson.

The other two brothers in the service are John M. Slaton, Jr., a lieutenant in the heavy artillery in Frances, and William F. Slaton, Jr., who was recently promoted to captain in the 23rd infantry, second division. This is the famous division composed of marines and regulars who won undying glory at Chateau Thierry, Soissons-Rheims, St. Mihiel and Sedan.

Augusta Chronicle 26 Nov 1918 p 2
Burial of Lieut. Slaton
Atlanta, Nov. 25-at 2:30 this afternoon Lieutenant Waldo M. Slaton, son of the former superintendent of the Atlanta public school system, was interred here with military honors. Lieutenant Slaton, a nephew of former Governor John M. Slaton, died of pneumonia, brought on by influenza, in Chicago.

Macon Telegraph 28 Nov 1918 p 8
Personal Mention
Mr. McClesky Gatlych, Headquarters, Camp Wheeler, has returned from Atlanta where he attended the funeral of Lieut. Waldo Slaton on Monday. Lieutenant Slaton, who was a son of Prof. and Mrs. William Slaton, and a nephew of ex-Governor Slaton, died of Spanish influenza in Chicago last Saturday where he was promoting the manufacture of munitions. . .


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 Parents:
  William Martin Slaton (1851 - 1940)
  Martha Grant Jackson Slaton (1863 - 1921)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jackson Slaton (1887 - 1887)*
  William Franklin Slaton (1888 - 1976)*
  James Jackson Slaton (1890 - 1945)*
  Waldo May Slaton (1893 - 1918)
  John Marshall Slaton (1895 - 1982)*
  Lamar Jackson Slaton Hitt (1897 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Son of William Martin Slaton & Martha Grant Jackson/Slaton. Served in WWI. May have died in WWI.
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Judy K. Brantley/Wilson
Record added: Nov 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31617555
Lieut Waldo May Slaton
Added by: Lynn Ballard Cunningham
 
Lieut Waldo May Slaton
Added by: Judy K. Brantley/Wilson
 
Lieut Waldo May Slaton
Added by: Judy K. Brantley/Wilson
 
 
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