John Sloane

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John Sloane
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7th Treasurer of the United States
In office
November 27, 1850 – April 6, 1853
Preceded by William Selden
Succeeded by Samuel L. Casey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1829
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by John Thomson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1819 – March 4, 1823
Preceded by Peter Hitchcock
Succeeded by Duncan McArthur
Personal details
Born 1779
York, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died May 15, 1856
Wooster, Ohio, U.S.
Resting place Oak Hill Cemetery
Military service
Allegiance United States
Rank colonel
Battles/wars War 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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