Homer Don SLAWSON

Male 1896 - 1964  (68 years)


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  • Name Homer Don SLAWSON  [1
    • JANESVILLE DAILY GAZETTE
      Monday, Nov. 16, 1964, page 2

      OBITUARIES

      HOMER DON SLAWSON

      Homer Don Slawson, 68, 532 S. Main St., who operated antique shops in Chicago and Janesville for 39 years, died Sunday morning in Mercy Hospital where he was admitted Saturday. He had suffered a heart attack June 11.

      Born in Janesville, Jan. 10, 1896, he was the son of Homer and Frances Holloway Slawson. He attended Janesville schools, including Janesville Business College and also a Chicago school. He worked in the office of the old Janesville Machine Co. and its successor, the Samson Tractor Co., Janesville, until entering the antiques business.

      Mr. Slawson and Ella Jacobson were married in Chicago Oct. 6, 1917.

      He was predeceased by his parents, one sister and a son, Lt. Homer Don Slawson, AFS pilot and plane commander who lost his life in combat in the South Pacific theater April 12, 1944.

      Surviving are his wife; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. katherine Lindholm Slawson, Rockford; cousins, nieces and nephews.

      Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Wolfgram Funeral Home, the Rev. Sidney J. Francis, First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Oak hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tuesday evening.

      Received by Joe Chester
      dtd April 2012
    Born 10 Jan 1896  Janesville, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1964  Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I51542  Main Tree
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2012 

    Father Homer Harry SLAWSON,   b. Feb 1868, Janesville, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1899, Janesville, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Mother Frances Sybil HOLLOWAY,   b. 30 Jan 1868,   d. Jun 1928, Janesville, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Family ID F20836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ella JACOBSON,   b. 08 Jan 1895,   d. Sep 1983, Edgerton, Rock County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 06 Oct 1917  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Homer Don SLAWSON,   b. 17 Oct 1918, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1944, Killed in action in Pacific Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Family ID F20880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jan 1896 - Janesville, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 06 Oct 1917 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1964 - Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S03336] Slason-Slauson-Slawson-Slosson Family by George C. Slawson dated 1946.

    2. [S01818] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index.