Slagel, Arthur (1891-1943) | Mennonite Church USA Archives
Name: Slagel, Arthur (1891-1943)
Historical Note: Arthur Slagel was born to D. W. and Mary Slagel in Flanagan, Illinois. He graduated Goshen College and performed service work with a Near East Relief expedition in Constantinople. He later served with American Mennonite Relief in the Soviet Union, establishing and operating feeding stations. Upon his return to the United States, he resided in Chicago and worked the Donnelly Advertising Corporation and later the Thiesan Printing Company. In 1925 he married Vesta Zook, and in 1928 his son Donald (Don) was born. In 1932 the Slagel family moved to a farm in Topeka, Indiana. Slagel was killed in an accident at the farm in 1943.