Fred J. Slater (June 26, 1885 – August 20, 1943) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
He was born on June 26, 1885, in Greece, Monroe County, New York, the son of John Slater and Mary (McShea) Slater. He attended District School No. 5, graduated from Charlotte High School in 1902; and Ph.B. from the University of Rochester in 1906; He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1911; and became a member of the Order of the Coif. He was admitted to the bar in Michigan in 1911, and in New York in 1912.
He practiced law, and engaged in farming and fruit-growing in his hometown. Later he also engaged in the farm real estate business. In 1920, he married Agnes G. Mulligan (died 1926), and they had a son: John F. Slater.
He was Town Attorney of Greece from 1934 to 1939; and Assistant Clerk of the New York State Senate from 1939 until his death in 1943. In 1937, he was injoined by federal judge John Knight to refrain from selling stock of the Craig Gold Mine, of Madoc, Ontario.
- New York Red Book (1929, pg. 43)
- The Michiganensian of 1913 (pg. 288)
- WRIT HALTS STOCK SALE in the New York Times on November 19, 1937 (subscription required)
- AREA MOURNS DEATH OF FRED SLATER, G.O.P. VETERAN, STATE SENATOR in The Greece Press on August 26, 1943
- Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery transcriptions at MCNY Genealogy
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