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Col Christopher Columbus "C.C." Slaughter
Birth: Feb. 9, 1837
Sabine County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1919
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Cattleman; Trail Driver; Millionaire Philanthropist. He was known as the "Cattle King of Texas," and at one time controlled more than one million acres of ranch land and held more than 40,000 head of cattle. He was founder of the Texas & Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, a founder of Baylor Hospital and president of the United Confederate Veterans. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Webb Slaughter (1811 - 1895)
  Sarah Jane Mason Slaughter (1818 - 1894)
 
 Spouses:
  Cynthia Ann Jowell Slaughter (1849 - 1876)*
  Carrie Averill Slaughter (1861 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  George Morgan Slaughter (1862 - 1915)*
  Minnie Slaughter Veal (1864 - 1955)*
  Dela Slaughter Wright (1866 - 1956)*
  Eugene Ewell Slaughter (1868 - 1870)*
  Robert Lee Slaughter (1870 - 1938)*
  Christopher Columbus Slaughter (1879 - 1940)*
  Walter Slaughter (1880 - 1881)*
  Walter Webb Slaughter (1880 - 1881)*
  Alexander Averill Slaughter (1881 - 1931)*
  Carrie Slaughter Dean (1883 - 1958)*
  Nelle Slaughter DeLoache (1892 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christopher Columbus Slaughter (1837 - 1919)
  Nancy Ann Slaughter (1839 - 1894)*
  Peter Eldridge Slaughter (1846 - 1911)*
  George Webb Slaughter (1847 - 1860)*
  John Bunyan Slaughter (1848 - 1928)*
  William Baxter Slaughter (1852 - 1929)*
  Sarah Jennie Slaughter Harris (1858 - 1947)*
  Mary Millie Slaughter Dalton (1860 - 1945)*
  Mason Slaughter (1863 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 22 Lot 6
GPS (lat/lon): 32.48042, -96.47859
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18064
Col Christopher Columbus C.C. Slaughter
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