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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0787.AM:  Alois Slepicka, 1875-1964



Papers:  1904-1964

Wilber, Saline County, Nebraska:  State Senator; mayor; county clerk

Size:  One folder



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



Alois Slepicka, son of Frank and Barbora Svach Slepicka, was born on a farm in Saline County near Wilber on February 13, 1875.  He married Antonia Melichar on May 15, 1895.  They made their home in Wilber.  Alois Slepicka was in the insurance business for fifty years, served as Clerk of Saline County, Mayor of Wilber, and two terms in the Nebraska Legislature.  He also served on the Saline County Selective Service Board for fifteen years.  Alois Slepicka died on December 29, 1964 and was buried in the Wilber Czech Cemetery at Wilber, Nebraska.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one folder containing correspondence, clippings and ephemera relating to the life and political career of Alois Slepicka.  The materials date from ca. 1904-1964 and include a copy of Alois Slepicka’s obituary.



INVENTORY



Folder containing correspondence, clippings and ephemera, ca. 1904-1964



 



Subjects headings:



Saline County (Nebraska) – History

Saline County (Nebraska) — Politics and government

Slepicka, Alois, 1875-1964



 



Revised TMM      02-14-2015