James E. Slavin, 65 years old, former assistant city treasurer and a brother-in-law of William C. Klair, died at his home, 420 Transylvania Park, yesterday morning, following a protracted illness. Besides his widow, Mrs. Mary Slavin, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Joseph Luigart; three sisters, Mrs. Lloyd Kirby, Mrs. R.A. Bockhoop and Mrs. William F. Klair; one brother, John T. Slavin, a captain in the Lexington fire department. He was a first cousin of Miss Kate Slavin, Lexington nurse, who died last week.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Peter's church, the Rev. William T. Punch offlciating. Burial will follow in the Calvary cemetery. The pallbearers will be Barney Tracy, Thomas Slavin, James Lyons, Edward Houlihan, W.F. Klair, and John B. Shannon.
Lexington (Kentucky) Herald, September 28, 1922.