Biography of Charles W. Sloat
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Sloat, Charles W., was born in the village of Great Bend, Jefferson county, N. V., October 10, 1840. He acquired a liberal education from the public schools of the towns of Pamelia and Watertown, and when the call for volunteers was issued he was among the first to answer and enlisted in Co. H, 94th N. Y. Vols., and served his country faithfully for three years, being discharged in 1864 as first lieutenant. After the war he returned to Watertown and purchased a planing mill, and after two years formed a copartnership with L. C. Greenleaf under the firm name of Sloat & Greenleaf, and has since been engaged in the lumber and milling business. Mr. Sloat has served on the Boards of Aldermen and Education of the city and as one of the supervisors from the city on the county board. He is a member of Watertown Lodge, F. & A. M., and of the G. A. R., of which latter organization he is past commander. He was married in 1868 to Miss Ada L. Budlong of Clinton, N. Y.

 

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