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Hugh B. Sloan

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 833

    who is a representative business man of Hardin, O., where he conducts
a first class general store, was born in Washington township, Shelby
county, O., August 13, 1863, and is a son of William H. and Letitia
(Miller) Sloan.  William H. Sloan was born in Pickaway county, O. By
trade he was a shoemaker and for many years he followed the same. At
the time of death he lived near Piqua, O., and his burial was in
Swift Run cemetery. After some years his widow married James Chambers
and when she died her burial also was in Swift Run cemetery. Four
children were born to her first marriage: Washington M., Isaiah P.,
William J., and Hugh B, who is the only one living. Hugh B. Sloan
attended the public schools through boyhood and afterward was engaged
as a fanner until 1896, when he embarked in a general store business
at Hardin Station, where he continued for three years. He sold that
store and then started into the implement business at Sidney but in
1901 came to Hardin, where he opened up a general store which he has
continued ever since. He carries a large and well-selected stock and
as his mercantile experience covers a long period he. has. a wide
circle of well-satisfied customers. Mr. Sloan is not married but
resides with a foster sister. He is treasurer of the Methodist
Episcopal church at Hardin and is also a member of its board of
trustees. Politically he is a republican and fraternally is connected
with the Odd Fellows at Sidney, O.

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