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Dr Thomas Heathe Slater
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1865
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1952

Physician who was partner with Dr. Henry Butler in Atlanta's first African American owned drug store, Butler & Slater Drugstore. The Slaaters' pillow headstones reflect the Victorian view that death was a form of sleep. Superintendent of the Fair Haven Infirmary, Atlanta's first black hospital.


Thomas Heathe Slater and Henry Rutherford Butler were classmates together at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. After graduating in 1890, they became the first African Americans to obtain a pharmacy license in Georgia. In 1891 the two opened a drugstore together in Atlanta and operated it for two decades. 
Family links: 
  Celestine Slater (1870 - 1950)*
  Marie Slater (1875 - 1905)*
  Thomas H Slater (1905 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Created by: SixDogTeam
Record added: Apr 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88299588
Dr Thomas Heathe Slater
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Dr Thomas Heathe Slater
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Dr Thomas Heathe Slater
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