(Feb.9, 1837—Jan. 25, 1919)Christopher Columbus Slaughter was the first native born cattle king of Texas. While living on the west Texas frontier he was a ranger, Confederate beef supplier, and trail driver. His ranching empire, including the Long S and Lazy S ranches, totaled over one million acres. In the early 1870s he moved to Dallas, where he founded, and was an officer in, three early banks. An initiator of the Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assn., he was also noted for his philanthropy to Baptist schools, churches, and hospitals, especially Baylor Hospital.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 5:18am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 706255 N 3631333|
|Decimal Degrees||32.80063333, -96.79723333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 48.038', W 96° 47.834'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 48' 2.28" N, 96° 47' 50.04" W|
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|Area Code(s)||214, 972, 469|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2559-2561 Glory Ave, Dallas TX 75204, US|
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