Born in England, Slade immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Alexandria, Virginia. He attended the public schools. He moved to Carlyle, Illinois. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He held several local offices. He served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, 1820 and 1826.
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 1st congressional district
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