Biography of Frank S. Sloan
Westmoreland County, PA Biographies

FRANK S. SLOAN, of New Kenington, is the son of Kennedy Sloan, a native of Ireland, who emigrated to the United States, settling in the Ligonier valley, where he engaged in farming during the remainder of his life. He was a staunch Democrat and a member of the Baptist church. Mr. Sloan married Mary Williamson and their children were: Joseph, contractor in Johnstown, Pennsylvania; John, conductor on P., C., C. & St. L. railroad, killed January 31, 1905; Frank S., mentioned hereafter; Sarah, wife of James Gilhreth, of Johnstown; Mary, wife of Nathan Griffith, of Ligonier; and Matilda, wife of Emeil Burcher, policeman of Johnstown. Mr. Sloan died in
1865.

Frank S. Sloan, son of Kennedy and Mary (Williamson) Sloan, was born September 23. 1851, in the Ligonier valley, and at the age of sixteen entered the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company as a brakeman. At nineteen he was promoted to the position of conductor, and has since been continuously employed by the company with the exception of ten years when he was engaged in the lumber business in the Ligonier valley. He belongs to Lodge No. 572 B. P. O. E., of New Kensington. Mr. Sloan married Anna, daughter of David and Sarah Campbell, of the Ligonier valley, and they have child ren: Mollie, wife of Thomas Alston; Charles, plumber of New Kensington; Cora, wife of Daniel McGuire; Harry, at home; Sadie, graduate of Sayer's school, at home; and Eugene, at home.


From:
History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Vol. 3
By: John N. Boucher
The Lewis Publishing Company
New York - Chicago, 1906

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