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Ithamar Conkey Sloan

Ithamar Sloan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1867
Preceded by Walter D. McIndoe
Succeeded by Benjamin F. Hopkins
Personal details
Born May 9, 1822
Morrisville, New York
Died December 24, 1898(1898-12-24) (aged 76)
Janesville, Wisconsin
Political party Republican

Ithamar Conkey Sloan (May 9, 1822 – December 24, 1898) was an American politician, lawyer, and educator from Wisconsin. He was the brother of Andrew Scott Sloan.

Born in Morrisville, New York, Sloan attended the common schools as a child, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848, commencing practice in Oneida County, New York. He moved to Janesville, Wisconsin in 1854 where he continued to practice law. He served as district attorney of Rock County, Wisconsin from 1858 to 1862 before being elected a Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1862. He represented Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district in the 38th and 39th United States Congresses serving from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1867. Sloan moved to Madison, Wisconsin in 1875 where he became dean of the law department at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and as a special counsel for the State of Wisconsin in the Granger Law cases from 1874 to 1879. He died in Janesville, Wisconsin on December 24, 1898 and was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery in Janesville.

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Preceded by
Walter D. McIndoe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1867
Succeeded by
Benjamin F. Hopkins

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