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SLOAN, Ithamar Conkey

1822–1898

Biography

SLOAN, Ithamar Conkey, (brother of Andrew Scott Sloan), a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Morrisville, Madison County, N.Y., May 9, 1822; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in Oneida County, N.Y. in 1848 and commenced practice; moved to Janesville, Wis., in 1854 and resumed the practice of his profession; district attorney of Rock County, Wis., 1858-1862; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1867); moved to Madison, Wis., in 1875; dean of the law department of the University of Wisconsin; special counsel for the State of Wisconsin 1874-1879 in the Granger law cases; died in Janesville, Rock County, Wis., December 24, 1898; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library

New York, NY
Papers: 1 letter (February 26, 1846) in the Charlemagne Tower collection. Finding aid in repository.
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