Andrew Sloan

Andrew Sloan ( born June 10, 1845 in McDonough, Henry County, Georgia, † September 22, 1883 in Silver City, New Mexico ) was an American politician. In the years 1874 and 1875, he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Andrew Sloan attended the public schools of his home, including the Marshall College in Griffin. He then continued his education at Bethany College in West Virginia continues. After a subsequent law degree in 1866 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he began to work in this profession. In the same year he was prosecutor in Henry County. After a move to Savannah where he became in 1867 deputy head of the customs authority. After that he also practiced as a lawyer in this city. In 1869, Sloan became Deputy Attorney General. After that he worked until 1872 as District Attorney. At the same time he was local advisor of the Federal Government with respect to claims arising from the sale of cotton. He also advised a British-American Commission, which dealt with mutual claims from the time of the Civil War.

Politically, Sloan member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1872 he was defeated by Democrat Morgan Rawls. Sloan put but against the outcome of this election a contradiction. After this had been upheld, he could on March 24, 1874, the mandate of the first electoral district of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC take over and end the current parliamentary term in Congress until March 3, 1875. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, Sloan moved back out of politics. In 1881 he moved to Silver City in New Mexico. He is also passed on 22 September 1883.