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 Byron Free “Ben” Slane

Byron Free “Ben” Slane

Birth
Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 Oct 1972 (aged 63)
Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Plot 25, 0, 889
Memorial ID 1186018 · View Source
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Son of Ben & Myrtle (Hunt) Slane, husband of Mae (Steele) Houseal, m. Nov 30, 1945 in Chicago.
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PFC, US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

Byron Free Slane (known as Byron or Ben) was born Dec 22, 1908 in Princeville, Peoria County, IL, to Ben & Myrtle (Hunt) Slane. He had two younger brothers, Harold & Edgar. Byron married Mae Louise (Steele) Houseal on Nov 30, 1945, in Chicago, IL. They had one son Lawrence Eugene (Mike) Slane born 1947-1948. Byron also had 2 stepsons Kenny and Jackie Houseal. Byron & Mae lived in Davenport, IA, and Peoria County, IL, before moving to West Hollywood, Broward County, FL, in the mid to late 1950s. Byron died on Oct 9, 1972 in Hialeah, FL. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was buried in the Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, FL. Byron & Mae were separated when she died in July 1968 and her burial location is unknown.


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  • Maintained by: Mel Slane
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 26 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1186018
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Byron Free “Ben” Slane (22 Dec 1908–9 Oct 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1186018, citing Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Mel Slane (contributor 47114238) .