Slater, Eugene

Eugene William (Gene) Slater was born on November 25, 1925 in South Bend, Indiana. Gene joined the Navy during WWII, and under the Navy ROTC program, attended Rice University graduating with a degree in architecture. After 45 years he retired from Houston Endowment Inc. During his years at Houston Endowment, he left his mark on the historic Rice Hotel and the Houston Chronicle building.