Allen McClay Slack

1918–9 October 1999 (Age 81)
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life of Allen McClay

When Allen McClay Slack was born in 1918, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, his father, William Cyrus Slack, was 41 and his mother, Anna Christine Rasmussen, was 35. He married Gladys Alberta Richardson on 1 September 1936. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Inkom, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 9 October 1999, in Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Inkom Cemetery, Inkom, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Allen McClay Slack
Gladys Alberta Richardson
Marriage: 1 September 1936
Berta June Slack
Jerry Ann Slack
Sally Ray Slack

Spouse and Children

1 September 1936



    Jerry Ann Slack


    Sally Ray Slack


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: nickname for an idle person, from Middle Dutch slac, Middle English slack, ‘lazy’, ‘careless’.2 English: topographic name from northern Middle English slack ‘shallow valley’ (Old Norse slakki), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, for example near Stainland and near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.3 Scottish (Dumfriesshire): habitational name, maybe from Slake or Slack in Roberton, Roxburghshire (now part of Borders region).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Allen M Slach, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Allen M Slack, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Allen McClay Slack, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.