Colonel C.C. Slaughter

Colonel C.C. Slaughter (HM1DF6)

Location: Dallas, TX 75204 Dallas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 48.038', W 96° 47.834'

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(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.
HM NumberHM1DF6
Marker Number6883
Year Placed1988
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 5:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 706255 N 3631333
Decimal Degrees32.80063333, -96.79723333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 48.038', W 96° 47.834'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 48' 2.28" N, 96° 47' 50.04" W
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Area Code(s)214, 972, 469
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2559-2561 Glory Ave, Dallas TX 75204, US
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