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 Robert Newlee Slaughter

Robert Newlee Slaughter

Birth
Williamsburg, Whitley County, Kentucky, USA
Death 28 Dec 1974 (aged 86)
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot West Masonic_63_11
Memorial ID 155639 · View Source
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1st Utah trooper, R.N. Slaughter, dies

Utah's first highway patrolman, Robert Newlee Slaughter, 844 Emerson Ave., died Dec. 28, 1974, in a Las Vegas, Nev., hospital, of a heart ailment. He was 86.

Mr. Slaughter began patrolling Utah's highways in April 1926 in addition to his duties as an employe of the Public Utilities Commission. He retired from the Utah State Department of Business Regulation in 1953. Mr. Slaughter was a member of Kaibab Lodge No. 25, F&AM; Scottish Rite; Shrine; DAV and a veteran of World War I.

He was born Sept. 14, 1888 in Williamsburg, Ky., to William D. and Sue Blakley Slaughter. He married Mae Stebbins, April 14, 1919, in Wilmette, Ill. She died Aug. 10, 1967.

Survivors include a niece, Virginia Slaughter, Salt Lake City.

Public Masonic services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at 574 E. 1st South, where friends may call Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. and one half-hour before services. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Bio by: Stacey Day


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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 155639
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Newlee Slaughter (14 Sep 1888–28 Dec 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155639, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .