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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