R. T. W. Duke, Jr. maintained extraordinarily close ties with his family, both immediate and extended. He appears below, on the bottom left, with several generations of Dukes in 1909.


duke family 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.