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Sloan, David (Died on 25 Jun 1933)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jun 1933, p. 46

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David Sloan, former chief engineer for the Illinois Central railroad, died last Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. T.H. Fullerton, 408 Central avenue, Wilmette. The funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Fullerton home, and burial took place on Tuesday at Granville, Ohio. Mr. Sloan would have been 86 years old on July 4. He was born in 1847 in Ireland. After coming to Chicago he entered the railroad service in 1871 as chairman of the construction of a branch of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern railroad. Following his railroad service he was a consulting engineer. Several years ago he moved to Princeton, N.J., where his son, W.G. Sloan, lives. Besides the daughter in Wilmette and the son at Princeton, Mr. Sloan is survived by eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Four of the grandchildren live on the northshore. They are Fred S. Rye of Wilmette, Mr. Brower Munroe of Kenilworth and Thomas Hunter Fullerton and David Fullerton of Wilmette. The other four grandchildren are Robert Rye of Montclair, N.J. [New Jersey], and David, William and Hugh Sloan of Princeton, N.J. Mrs. Fred A. Rye (Carolyn Sloan Rye), a daughter of Mr. Sloan, who had been a resident of Wilmette for twenty years, died on April 3, at Montclair, N.J.

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29 Jun 1933
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25 Jun 1933
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Sloan, David (Died on 25 Jun 1933)