William Randolph Sloan

18 March 1923–18 December 1992 (Age 69)
Sheridan Lake, Kiowa, Colorado, United States

The Life of William Randolph

When William Randolph Sloan was born on 18 March 1923, in Sheridan Lake, Kiowa, Colorado, United States, his father, Samuel Leroy Sloan, was 30 and his mother, Pearl Maggie Porter, was 26. He lived in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 23, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 18 December 1992, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 69.

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Samuel Leroy Sloan
Pearl Maggie Porter
Reba M Sloan
Joseph Allen Sloan
William Randolph Sloan
LeRoy Sloan

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Sluaghadháin ‘descendant of Sluaghadhán’, a diminutive the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh ( see Slowey ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • William Sloan in household of Leroy Sloan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William R Sloan in household of Leroy S Sloan, "United States Census, 1930"

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