Open main menu

Charles Henry Sloan (May 2, 1863 – June 2, 1946) was an American Republican Party politician.

Charles Henry Sloan
CharlesHSloan.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1931
Preceded byJohn N. Norton
Succeeded byJohn N. Norton
In office
March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1919
Preceded byEdmund H. Hinshaw
Succeeded byMelvin O. McLaughlin
Personal details
Born(1863-05-02)May 2, 1863
Monticello, Iowa
DiedJune 2, 1946(1946-06-02) (aged 83)
Geneva, Nebraska
Political partyRepublican

BiographyEdit

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 April 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Sloan, Charles Henry". The Political Graveyard. Archived from the original on 2005-12-18. Retrieved January 16, 2006.
  2. "Sloan, Charles Henry". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved January 16, 2006.
U.S. 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)