Alfed W. Slevin died this afternoon at 2:50 o'clock at his home, No. 513 South W?????? street of consumption, from which he had been suffering for more than a year. Mr. Slevin was born on February ??, 1850(?), in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was educated at Fordham college in New York and was graduated in 1873. His father, John Slevin, was a millionaire in Cincinnati, but failed in the great panic of 1873, and the young man went to work for the C.F. Adams company. Since that time he has managed several of the comapny's stores, coming here in 1890. He married Miss Esther Maloney of Elmira in 1886. Besides a widow he leaves two children, Esther, aged 7 years, and Edward, aged 11 years.
Mr. Slevin was the youngest of thirteem children, six of whom are now living. They are Mrs. Stephen Farley of New York, Mrs. Mary Beaufort of Rock Island, James Slevin of Plainfield, N.J., Charles Slevin of Los Angeles, and Thomas and Edward, twins, who are in Minneapolis.
Mr. Slevin was very popular and recognized as a superior business man. He was a member of Syracuse lodge, No. 31, B.P.O. Elks.
Syracuse (New York) Evening Herald, December 21, 1898.