Obituary of James M. Sloan

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Obituary of James M. Sloan - JAMES M. SLOAN RITES SET FOR TOMORROW 'Long...
JAMES M. SLOAN RITES SET FOR TOMORROW 'Long Career In Business and Politics Ends At the Age of Ninety - Lonaconins, Md., Sept. 3--Serv- ices for former State Senator James M. Sloan, who died yesterday after- noon, will be held at the home : to- .morrow afternoon at 3:15 with 'burial In Allegany Cemetery, Frost- burg. The Rev. L. B. Brown, rector lot St. John's Episcopal Church, .'Frostburg. will officiate. . Senator Sloan had long been ill. ; lie was ninety. A former merchant, 'Mr. Sloan was at one time prom- . inent in state politics and served as sub-treasurer at Baltimore dur- · Ing the administration o£ President ; William McKlnley. He was formerly president of the ·Lonaconing Savings Bank and pres- ident of the Fred R. Sloan Orchards 'Inc., but retired from the bank in 1926 and had been inactive in busi- ness for the last twelve years. He '.was a member of the Lonacomng town council from 1900 to 1S02. As far as is known, Mr. Sloan i"ihe oldest Mason in Maryland. He was initiated into the order March .5. 1873, was raised December 3 of · t h a t year and was made a ber December 23, 1923. He was a past master of George's Creek ley Lodge No. 161, a member of tne!d Chapter of the Royal Arch ·*Masons and Thirty-third degree ·member of the Scottish Rite. Native of Eckharl Born at Eckhart. August 3, 1851, Mr, Sloan was a son of the. late M a t t h e w R. and Ann Muir ' natives of Ayrshire, Scotland, who came to this country in the years 1837 and 1840, they being united in marriage at Mt. Savage, Md. He received his early education the public schools," later taking a ·business course at the Bryant " Straiten Business College, Balti- more, in the winter of 1871. Start- ' ing iiis business career early in ·mercantile field, he advanced stead- ily until he succeeded his brother, the late David Sloan, as president of the Lonaconing Savings Bank 19Qo. He also served as president the Bankers Association of Western M a r y l a n d for several years. A member of the Episcopalian Church, Mr. Sloan was a boyhood friend of the late Rt. Rev. John Gardiner Murray, native of Lona- coning and bishop of Maryland presiding bishop at the time of death. Bishop Murray confirmed Mr. Sloan many years ago. Parents oC Five Children Mr. Sloan Frederick, a. at aa Loo and of W. of is married Miss daughter of John Frederick, of Somerset county, Pa.. J;i!:. L'. 1S74. They were the parents of r.v · children. E'"-';cs his widow, he is survived by [··" following children: Judge D. Lindley Sloan, of berland; Miss Florence Sloan, Charles Klalte -arid Frederick R. Sloan, all of Lonacontng. and James M. Sloan, Jr., Huntlngton, Lonst Island, N. Y. Also surviving nre the following grandchildren: James DeWitt Sloan, son of Sloan, now at Fort George"''"G. Meacic; Fred R. Sloan, Jr., son Fred B. Sloan, Lonaconing; Mrs. Charles Yanquel, Caronado, Calif., and Mrs. Richard Kuehmund, napolis, wife of the lieutenant mander of the U. S. S. Yorktown, children of Mrs. Charles Klatte; Orrick Sloan, of Portland, Ore., Mr.s. Hcien S'et-^on. of Rye, N. Y., children of James M. Sloan, Jr. Six great-grandchildren also sur- vive, namely: Julia and Elizabeth Yanquel, daughters of Mrs. Charles Yanquel, Coronado, Calif.; Richard Jr., son of Mrs. Richard Kuehmund, An- napolis; Lindiey Sloan, son of Or- riek Sloan, of Portland, Ore.; Miss Nancy Stetson and Jerry Stetson, children of Mrs. Helen Stetson, Rye, N. Y. Friends are requested flowers. to omit

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  1. Cumberland Evening Times,
  2. 03 Sep 1941, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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