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Biography of John P. Slaughter

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now John P. Slaughter. One of the largest and best known financial houses in Kansas is the Farm Mortgage Company, which to a large degree represents the personality and the financial judgment of John P. Slaughter, who is its president. The Farm Mortgage Company, which deals almost entirely in farm mortgages, is an institution occupying a large building of its own at Topeka, and its business also extends to Oklahoma and elsewhere, there being a branch office at Hobart, Oklahoma. The company is capitalized at $100,000 and its chief officers are: J. P. Slaughter, president; W. A. Smith, vice president and treasurer; H. L. Winter, vice president; Russell E. Frost, secretary; and Ray W. Palmatier, cashier. The experience of John P. Slaughter in the farm mortgage business began almost coincidentally with his coming to Kansas. He arrived in Kansas with other members of the family in 1881, when he was sixteen. In the meantime he had attended the public schools and finished his education in Baker University. At the age of sixteen he became a clerk in the office of his uncle, Col. J. B. Cook, at Chetopa, who was then engaged in handling farm mortgages. With that financier he had a working experience of eight years, and was then qualified for a broader participation in banking...

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Burrows, Luke – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now La Grande, Oregon Luke Burrows 72, of La Grande, died Oct. 10 at his home. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – October 12, 2009 __________________________________- Luke Burrows La Grande Luke Burrows, 72, of La Grande, died Oct. 10 at his home. A celebration of life will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth Street. La Grande Observer – October 13, 2009 Luther ‘Luke’ L. Burrows La Grande 1937-2009 Luther “Luke” Lee Burrows, 72, of La Grande, died Oct. 10 at his home. A celebration of life will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St. Luke was born April 28, 1937, to Luther Lee and Julia Pearl (Hunter) Burrows in Mountain Park, Okla. He was raised and educated in Kerman, Calif., and moved to this area from Fresno, Calif., in 1995. He married Irene Cavin in Reno, Nev., in 1978. Luke farmed his whole life, concluding his work career with his wife and their custom baling business. He enjoyed fishing and golfing. He was preceded in death by his parents; one child, Robert Hollis Jr.; and a brother, Bill Baker. He is survived by his wife, Irene, of La Grande; children John Burrows of Reno,...

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