D. Lindley Sloan (1874-1962)
MSA SC 3520-1631
Born in Pekin, Allegany County, April 3, 1874. Son of James M. Sloan and Ella Frederick Sloan. Attended public schools in Lonaconing; Washington & Jefferson College, graduated 1892. Studied law under his cousin, David W. Sloan of Cumberland. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1895. Married Marian DeWitt, February 22, 1917; son James DeWitt. Resided in Cumberland. Died May 13, 1962(6?).
Engaged in the private practice of law in Cumberland, 1895-1926. Cumberland City Attorney, 1910-14. Chief Judge, Allegany County Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1926-44. Associate Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1926-44; Chief Judge, 1943-44. President, Maryland Bar Association, 1932. Vice-Chair, State War Ballot Commission, 1950-66. Member, Cumberland Country Club; Masons; First Presbyterian Church of Cumberland. Member and first President, Kiwanis Club.
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