Richard Elihu Sloan

Personal

Birthday: 
6/22/1857
Birthplace: 
Preble Co., OR
Date of Death: 
12/14/1933
Place of Death: 
Phoenix, AZ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona Territory, 1884-1886
Private practice, Florence, Arizona Territory, 1886-1887
County attorney, Pinal County, Arizona Territory, 1887-1889
Member, Territorial Council, Phoenix, Arizona Territory, 1889
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Arizona Territory, 1889-1894, 1897-1909
Private practice, Prescott, Arizona Territory, 1894-1897
Governor, Arizona Territory, 1909-1912
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1913-1933

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, March 1, 1912; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, December 3, 1912; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Monmouth College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1877
Name of School - Second: 

University of Cincinnati College of Law

The University of Cincinnati College of Law has established a solid reputation as one of the premier small public law schools. It is a part of a comprehensive research institution in one of the most livable cities in the country. The College offers only the J.D. program to fewer than 400 students, creating an academic setting with a very favorable student/faculty ratio and an excellent environment for the study of law. Our graduates have achieved great success in the profession and in the community. We are indeed fortunate to count our graduates among the leaders of the bench and bar as well as in business and in government.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1884

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Arizona
Court Name: 

Arizona District Court

President Nominating: 
William H. Taft
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Termination Date: 
3/3/1913
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
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