|Intro||American businessman and politician|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||27 June 1856, Calais, Washington County, Vermont, USA|
|Death||4 January 1922, Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA (aged 65 years)|
John C. F. Slayton (June 27, 1856 – January 4, 1922) was an American produce dealer and politician who served as a member of the Melrose, Massachusetts Board of Aldermen, and on the Massachusetts Executive Council.
Slayton was born in Calais, Vermont in 1856. His family moved to Morrisville, Vermont, when he was 7 years old. Slayton was educated in the public schools there, graduating from Morrisville High School. After he graduated from high school, Slayton worked for his father. When he was 35, Slayton moved to Boston.
Slayton had two children Ralph Slayton and Louise (Slayton) Sheldon.
When he was 35, Slayton moved to Boston and went to work in a produce company. Slayton worked for the firm A. & O. W. Mead. Later on in 1887 Slayton established the firm of Slayton & Boynton, Commission agents in Boston's Haymarket Square.
Slayton died on January 4, 1922.