Preston William SLOSSON

Male 1892 - 1984  (91 years)


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  • Name Preston William SLOSSON  [1, 2, 3
    Born 02 Sep 1892  Laramie, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Living with parents in laramie, Albany Co., Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1910  Living with parents in Manhattan, New York Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1920  Living with parents in Manhattan, New York Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1930  Living in Ann Harbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1930  [6
    Teacher - University 
    Died May 1984  Knox, Clarion County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1948. Professor of History at the University of Michigan, author of history textbooks. body donated to the University of Michigan.

      From "Who's Who in America":
      SLOSSON, Preston William, authro; b. Loramie, Wyo., Sept. 2, 1892; s. Edwin Emery and May (Preston) S.; B.S., Columbia, 1912, M.A., 1913, Ph.D., 1916; unmarried. Asst. in history, Columbia, 1913-17; editorial staff New York Independent, 1917; with Dept. of State, 1917-18;asst. librarian Am. Commn. to Negotiate Peace, 1918-19; lit. editor New York Independent, 1920-21; Instr. history, 1921-23; asst. prof., 1923- U. of Mich., Mem. Phi Beta Kappa. "Wilson Democrat". Unitarian, Club; Aughros (New York). Author: Fated or Free, 1914; The Decline of the Chartit Movement, 1916. Home: Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    Person ID I52997  Main Tree
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2016 

    Father Edwin Emery SLOSSON,   b. 07 Jun 1865, Albany, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1929, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother May Genevieve PRESTON,   b. 10 Sep 1858, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1943, Ann Arbor, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 12 Aug 1891  Centralia, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Family ID F13900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Chase DENNY,   b. 21 Jan 1893,   d. Aug 1974, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1927  Richmind, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Flora May SLOSSON
     2. Edith Denny SLOSSON
    Family ID F17153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 02 Sep 1892 - Laramie, Wyoming Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Living in Ann Harbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - May 1984 - Knox, Clarion County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S00880] 1900 Census Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming.

    2. [S01837] Ancestry.com: U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

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

    4. [S01100] 1910 Census Manhatten, New York County, New York.

    5. [S01302] 1920 Census Manhattan, New York County, New York.

    6. [S01417] 1930 Census Ann Harbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan.

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

    8. [S03663] WorldConnect: Post-em note from Diana Lineman.