Transcribed from a supplemental volume of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed October 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM196. It is a single volume 3.


Edward R. Sloan, a prominent Jackson county attorney, was born in Seward county, Nebraska, March 12, 1883. He is a son of G. W. and Hanna J. (McClough) Sloan, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of Illinois. In 1886, the family came to Kansas, locating in Sheridan county, where the father was engaged in farming and stock raising and here Edward R. began his education in the public schools and later attended the Kansas State Agricultural College of Manhattan, one year. He then entered Campbell University at Holton, where he studied law two years, graduating in the class of 1904. He then took a course in the law department of Washburn College, where he received the degree of Doctor of Laws in 1905. He was admitted to the bar of Kansas, June 22, 1905. He was elected county attorney of Sheridan county in the fall of 1904, and was re-elected to that office twice, serving six years. In July, 1911, the law firm of Hursh & Sloan was formed, and they have since been engaged in the practice at Holton, Kans. They have built up a large practice and rank among the leading lawyers of Northern Kansas. In April, 1912, Mr. Sloan was appointed city attorney of Holton, and is now serving in that capacity. He was married January 24, 1906, to Miss Julia L., daughter of Ira and Emily E. (DeLong) Wright, natives of Illinois. They came to Kansas in 1898, where the father engaged in farming and stock raising. Mrs. Sloan was born in Fillmore county, Nebraska, August 16, 1887, and educated in the public schools, and is a graduate of the Norton High School. She taught one term in Norton county, prior to her marriage. To Mr. and Mrs. Sloan have been born three children, as follows: Eldon Raymond, born March 26, 1909; Gordon Wright, born April 9, 1911, and Clarice Emily, born September 28, 1913. Mr. and Mrs. Sloan are members of the Methodist Episcopal church and he is a member of the board of stewards. Mr. Sloan is a member of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, and he and his wife are members of the Eastern Star.

Pages 313-314 from a supplemental volume of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed October 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM196. It is a single volume 3.

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