This day in Texas History: Death of “Cattle King” Touches off Family Financial Scandal

This day in Texas History: (from the¬†Texas State Historical Association¬†archives) Death of “Cattle King” Touches off Family Financial Scandal January 25, 1919 On this day in 1919, rancher C. C. (Lum) Slaughter died, precipitating a tangled family financial scandal. Born in 1837 in Sabine County, Lum Slaughter claimed to be the first male child born…
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