Lewis LeRoy SLAWSON

Lewis LeRoy SLAWSON

Male 1918 - 1975  (56 years)

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  • Name Lewis LeRoy SLAWSON  [2
    • Topeka State Journal Saturday 11 January, 1975. pg. 20:

      Graveside services will be Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery for Lewis L. Slawson, 56, Amarillo, Tex., who died Thursday at his home. He had a heart attack. He was born February 24,1918 at McLouth in Jefferson County. He lived in Topeka from 1936 to 1940. He lived at Amarillo, Tex. about 20 years.

      He was employed by Santa Fe Railway 30 years and was a lineman in the telegraph department before he retired in 1974. He was a member of the United Methodist Church at Amarillo.

      He was married to Wilma K. Chapman in 1942 at Wichita. She survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Charles Wayne Moore, Fort Worth, Tex.; a brother, Charles Slawson, Topeka; and a sister, Mrs. Susie I. Easter, Topeka.

      Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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      Created by: Larry & Nancy Brooks [1]
    Born 24 Feb 1918  McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Living with parents in Oskaloosa, Jefferson Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1925  Living with parents in Oskaloosa, Jefferson Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1930  Living with parents in Jefferson, Jefferson Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 9 Jan 1975  Amarillo, Randall Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Acute Myocardial Infaction 
    Buried 13 Jan 1975  Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Topeka, Shawnee Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I51795  Main Tree
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2016 

    Father Swift Ray Ferguson SLAWSON,   b. 07 Sep 1881, McLouth, Jefferson Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1961  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Irene SHRADER,   b. 23 May 1885,   d. 21 Oct 1943, Oskaloosa, Jefferson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 08 Oct 1902  [2
    Family ID F24097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilma CHAPMAN,   b. 3 Apr 1922,   d. 12 Jul 2009, Amarillo, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1942  Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F24110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Acute Myocardial Infaction - 9 Jan 1975 - Amarillo, Randall Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Jan 1975 - Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Topeka, Shawnee Co., Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Lewis Leroy Slawson and Wilma F. Chapman Headstone
    Lewis Leroy Slawson and Wilma F. Chapman Headstone
    Lewis L., the son of Swift Ray Ferguson Slawson and Mary Irene Shrader, and his wife Wilma F. Chapman are buried in the Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum in Topeka, Shawnee Co., Kansas.

    Created by: Larry & Nancy Brooks
    Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
    Photo Added by: Ceb


  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S03336] Slason-Slauson-Slawson-Slosson Family by George C. Slawson dated 1946.

    3. [S8538] Death Certificate for Lewis Leroy Slawson.

    4. [S03725] 1920 Census Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas.

    5. [S03729] 1925 Census Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas.

    6. [S03726] 1930 Census Jefferson, Jefferson County, Kansas.