Born: May 19, 1835, Stair­aird, Ayr­shire, Scot­land.

Died: Oc­to­ber 31, 1915, Crieff, Scot­land.

Buried: Grange Ce­me­te­ry, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

A farm­er’s son, Sloan stu­died at the Un­i­ver­si­ties of Glas­gow, Ed­in­burgh, and Er­lang­en, and gra­du­at­ed from Ed­in­burgh (MA 1859).

He served as col­le­gi­ate min­is­ter of the Free Church, Dal­keith (1864); min­is­ter of the South Free Church, Ab­er­deen (1868); col­le­giate min­is­ter of An­ders­ton Free Church, Glas­gow (1878); and as of 1890 was min­is­ter of the Grange Free Church in Edin­burgh.

He con­trib­ut­ed se­ver­al trans­la­tions from the Ger­man to J. H. Wil­son’s 1865 Ser­vice of Praise.

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