Charles Henry Sloan

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Charles Henry Sloan.

Charles Henry Sloan (May 2, 1863 – June 2, 1946) was a Nebraska Republican politician.

Born in Monticello, Iowa on May 2, 1863, he graduated from Iowa State Agricultural College (now Iowa State University) at Ames, Iowa in 1884. He moved to Fairmont, Nebraska and became the city schools superintendent from 1884 to 1887. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1887. He started practice in Fairmont but then moved to Geneva, Nebraska in 1891. He became the director of the Geneva State Bank and then the prosecuting attorney of Fillmore County from 1890 to 1894.

He was elected to the state senate from 1894 to 1896. He was the chairman of the Republican State convention in 1903. Then he was elected to the sixty-second congress and the three succeeding congress as a republican (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1919). He voted on Apr 5, 1917, against declaring war on Germany. He didn't run in 1918, but ran again for the 71st congress and won, serving from March 4, 1929 to March 3, 1931 . He ran and lost in 1930, resuming practice of law in Geneva. He also did some banking. He died in Geneva on June 2, 1946, and is buried in the Geneva Cemetery.

References[edit]

  1. "The Political Graveyard". Sloan, Charles Henry. Retrieved January 16, 2006. 
  2. "Congressional Bioguide". Sloan, Charles Henry. Retrieved January 16, 2006. 
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edmund H. Hinshaw (R)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1911– March 3, 1919
Succeeded by
Melvin O. McLaughlin (R)
Preceded by
John N. Norton (D)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1931
Succeeded by
John N. Norton (D)