William Frank Sluder

Male27 July 1941–29 January 2001

Brief Life History of William Frank

When William Frank Sluder was born on 27 July 1941, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Kenneth Edgar Sluder, was 35 and his mother, Georgia K Combs, was 31. He died on 29 January 2001, in DeKalb, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States.

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Kenneth Edgar Sluder
Georgia K Combs
Edward Eugene Sluder
Kyle Willis Sluder
William Frank Sluder

Sources (1)

  • William Frank Sluder, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 1

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 1

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.

1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 17

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schlüter (see Schluter ).

Altered form of South German Schluder, a nickname from Middle High German slūdern ‘to dangle one's legs’, the source of the dialect word schluderig ‘slovenly, untidy’.

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

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