SLOAN, Ithamar Conkey, (1822 - 1898)


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.