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Community leader, educator dies

Slaughter was R-3 Superintendent from 1974 to 1989 and later worked for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Longtime Lebanon R-III School Superintendent Dr. Victor B. Slaughter died Friday in Benton House Assisted Living in Olathe, Kan. He was 88. He was born May 23, 1933, in Kennett, Mo. to Rudie Wright Slaughter Sr. and Margaret E. Blankenship Slaughter. Slaughter married Sybl Dell Blakemore and this family was blessed with one daughter and two sons. He was born and raised on a cotton farm near Senath, Mo. and graduated from Senath High School. For more on this story see Wednesday's LCR.


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