Note: g two years as speaker, He was United States receiver of public monies at Canton from 1808 to 1816, and at Wooster from l8l6 to 1819. He represented his district in Congress from 1819 until 1829. He was a warm friend and admirer of Henry Clay, and at a time when the presidential election was decided by the House of Representatives in the contest between Adams, Clay and Crawford, he refused a high presidential appointment offered as a reward for his voting for Adams, and remained true to Clay. A warm friendship existed between him and the great Kentucky whig statesman. John Sloane was clerk of the Court of Common Pleas seven years, secretary of the State of Ohio three years and was appointed United States treasurer and served from November, 1850, to April, 1853. He died at Wooster, Ohio, in May, 1856.
Note: John Sloane, was a distinguished figure in Ohio and national history. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1779 and at an early date moved to Ohio. During the War Of 1812 he was a colonel of militia. He was a member of the Legislature in 1804-06, servin
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