1820 – Andrew Scott Sloan Born

On this date, Andrew Scott Sloan, Wisconsin State assembly member, judge, and Attorney General and U.S. congressman, was born in Morrisville, N.Y. Sloan moved to Wisconsin in 1854 and settled at Beaver Dam where he continued the practice of law. He was a member of the State assembly in 1857 and mayor of Beaver Dam in 1857, 1858, and again in 1879. He served in the United States Congress as a Republican from March 4, 1861 until March 3, 1863. Sloan was attorney general of Wisconsin from 1874 to 1878 and judge of the circuit court for the thirteenth judicial district from January 1882 until his death. He died at Beaver Dam on April 8, 1895. [Source: ]