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John Mark SLACK, Jr.


SLACK, John Mark, Jr., a Representative from West Virginia; born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., March 18, 1915; attended the public schools in Charleston, W.Va., and Virginia Military Institute at Lexington; member of Kanawha County Court 1948-1952; Kanawha County assessor 1952-1958; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the ten succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1959, until his death March 17, 1980, in Alexandria, Va.; interment in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, W.Va.

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