John Sloane

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John Sloane
Colonel John Sloane.jpg
7th Treasurer of the United States
In office
November 27, 1850 – April 6, 1853
PresidentMillard Fillmore
Franklin Pierce
Preceded byWilliam Selden
Succeeded bySamuel L. Casey
Secretary of State of Ohio
In office
1841–1844
GovernorThomas Corwin
Wilson Shannon
Preceded byWilliam Trevitt
Succeeded bySamuel Galloway
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1829
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byJohn Thomson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1819 – March 4, 1823
Preceded byPeter Hitchcock
Succeeded byDuncan McArthur
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives from Columbiana County
In office
1807–1808
Preceded byJohn McConnell
Succeeded byGeorge Clark
John Crumbacker
William Harbaugh
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives from Jefferson and Columbiana counties
In office
1804–1806
Preceded byNew district
Succeeded bySamuel Boyd
Thomas Elliott
John McLaughlin John McLaughlin
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives from Jefferson County
In office
1803–1804
Preceded byRudolph Bair
Zacheus A. Beatty
Thomas Elliott
Isaac Meeks
Succeeded byDistrict eliminated
Personal details
Born1779
York, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedMay 15, 1856
Wooster, Ohio, U.S.
Resting placeOak Hill Cemetery
Military service
AllegianceUnited States
Rankcolonel
Battles/warsWar of 1812

John Sloane (1779 – May 15, 1856) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio and later the Treasurer of the United States.

Born in York, Pennsylvania, Sloane moved to Ohio in early youth. He completed preparatory studies. He served as member of the Ohio House of Representatives from 1803–1805 and again in 1807. Sloane served as colonel of militia in the War of 1812. United States receiver of public moneys at Canton, Ohio from 1808 to 1816 and at Wooster 1816-1819.

Sloane was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses, reelected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, and elected as an Adams candidate to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses (March 4, 1819 – March 4, 1829). He served as chairman of the Committee on Elections (Seventeenth through Twentieth Congresses).

He was appointed clerk of the court of common pleas of Wayne County in 1831 and served several years. He was the Secretary of State of Ohio, 1841–1844.

Sloane was Treasurer of the United States from November 27, 1850, to April 6, 1853. He died in Wooster, Ohio, May 15, 1856. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.

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  • United States Congress. "John Sloane (id: S000494)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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