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George Perry Slater
21 June 1896–13 November 1957
A prominent Eastern Iowa Holstein cattle breeder died early Thursday. Services for George Slater, 61, of Olin, IA, will be Saturday at 2 PM at the Olin Methodist Church. Mr. Slater, president of the Eastern Iowa Cooperative Dairy Association, was one of the group's founders. He was also president of the local DHIA testing program and treasurer of the Olin Telephone Company. One of the most prominent Holstein breeders in the state, he was in partnership with his son, Jay. He was born June 21, 1896 near Central City, IA, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Slater. He was married in 1920. Survivors besides his wife and son, Jay, include a daughter, Mrs, Chester Grafft, of Olin and a sister, Mrs. Dan Lillie, of Marion, IA. The body is at the Campbell Funeral Home in Olin.

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