Arthur Leland Slade1

b. 5 February 1914, d. 1 February 1966
     Arthur Leland Slade was born on February 5, 1914 in Alberta, Bienville Parish, Louisiana.2 He was the son of Arthur Lee Slade and Sarah Mae Mitchell.1
     Arthur married Florence Percival Laird, daughter of Robert Marshall Laird and Florence Lillian Crawshay Miller, on October 6, 1936.3 Graduated as an ROTC Cadet at Clemson University in 1934, entered active duty 1942, served in Casablanca, Algiers, Tunis, Sicily and Italy. Promoted to Major 1943 and returned to the US in 1945 and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in December, 1945.4 He died on February 1, 1966 in Aiken County, South Carolina, at age 51.2 He was buried in Eastview Cemetery, Edgefield County, South Carolina.4

Census & City Directory Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1930Edgefield, Edgefield County, South CarolinaArthur Lee Slade5

Children of Arthur Leland Slade and Florence Percival Laird


  1. [S477] 1930 US Census of Edgefield County, South Carolina, ED 19-11, page 6 A, line 13, hh 112, fam 126.
  2. [S615] Florence Percival Laird,.
  3. [S617] Edward A. Slade, Family Sheet for Arthur Lee Slade by Edward A. Slade.
  4. [S602] Arthur Laird Slade 206 Orchard Ave, Moylan, PA 19063 research and personal knowledge, 2005.
  5. [S477] 1930 US Census of Edgefield County, South Carolina, ED 19-11, sheet 6-A, line 13-17, hh 112, fam 126.