Patrick Slavin, 54, a native ot Donegal, Ireland, and for the past twenty-three years a resident of this city, died at his resdience, 739 Pine street, at midnight last night. Death resulted from a cerebral hemorrhage of last Saturday night. Mr Slavin was gateman at the Terminal station.
Besides his wife, Mr. Slavin is survived by two brothers, Felix Slavin, of Boston, and Charles Slavin, at Donegal, Ireland, and several nieces and nephews in Boston. Announcement of the funeral arrangements will be made after communication is had with the brother of the deceased.
Mr. Slavin was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic church, one of the organizers of Macon Council No. 926, Knights of Columbus, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, division preident of the Ancient Order of Hibernians for twelve years, for tWo years state president of that order, and at the time of his death a vice-presidet of McSwiney Council, American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic.
He consistently supported his native countrymen in their efforts to attain independence, and had watched with keen interest the negotiations toward the establishment at the Irish Free State.
One of his pet schemes, it is said, was the establishment of a steamship line between Ireland and the United States. Mr Slavin was himself a naturalized citizen of the United States promptly after his immigration to this country.
The Knights of Columbus will attend his funeral in a body.
Macon (Georgia) Daily Telegraph, March 15, 1922.