Andrew Scott Sloan

Andrew Scott Sloan

Morrisville, Madison County, New York, USA
Death 8 Apr 1895 (aged 74)
Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Sec 3
Memorial ID 10203596 · View Source
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US Congressman and Jurist. Known as A. Scott Sloan, he attended the local schools of Morrisville, studied law, and became an attorney in 1842. From 1847 to 1849 Sloan was Clerk of the Madison County Court. In 1854 he moved to Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Sloan served in the Wisconsin Assembly in 1857, and was Mayor of Beaver Dam from 1857 to 1858. In 1858 he was appointed a Wisconsin District Court Judge, where he served until 1862. In 1862 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Republican and served one term, 1861 to 1863. He did not run for reelection in 1862, and was unsuccessful candidate in 1864. Sloan was Clerk of Wisconsin's US District Court from 1864 to 1866. In 1868 he returned to the bench as Judge of the Dodge County Court, where he served until 1874. In 1874 he was elected Wisconsin's Attorney General, serving until 1878. In 1879 he served again as Beaver Dam's Mayor. In 1882 Sloan again returned to the bench as a Judge of the Circuit Court, where he served until his death. A. Scott Sloan was the brother of Wisconsin Congressman Ithamar Conkey Sloan (1822-1898).

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