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The Duke Family Papers

R. T. W. Duke, Jr. maintained extraordiarily close ties with his family, both immediate and extended. He appears below, on the bottom left, with several generations of Dukes in 1909.
Genealogy A family tree showing R.T.W. Duke, Jr.'s parents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.
Children Photos and biographical information on the six Duke children.
RTW Duke, Sr. (Father) Duke's father, a lawyer, mayor, Congressman, and Confederate veteran made a deep impression on his children, especially on his namesake.
Edith Ridgeway Slaughter (Wife) Duke's 1884 marriage to Edith Ridgeway Slaughter lasted thirty-seven years, until her death in 1921.
 


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