Daniel French SLAUGHTER, Jr., Congress, VA (1925-1998)


SLAUGHTER, Daniel French, Jr., a Representative from Virginia; born in Culpeper, Va., May 20, 1925; attended public schools in Culpeper County; attended Virginia Military Institute and received his B.A. from the University of Virginia; LL.B., University of Virginia, 1953; served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1947; awarded the Purple Heart; was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Culpeper; member, board of visitors, University of Virginia, 1978-1982, and served as rector, 1980-1982; aide to the secretary of the army, 1981-1984; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1985, until his resignation November 5, 1991; was a resident of Culpeper, Va., until his death in Charlottesville, Va., on October 2, 1998.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present