Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden
MARY BROWN SLOAN
Mary was born in Hamilton, Ohio, on June 6, 1862, the daughter of William E. Brown, an attorney and banker, and Mary Beckett Brown. She attended Vassar College.

On November 22, 1887, in Hamilton, Harriet married Richard Elihu Sloan, who became the last territorial governor of Arizona, 1909-1912.

The Sloans lived at 128 North Mt. Vernon Street in a Georgian Revival Style house built in 1901 and had three children: Eleanor B., Mary (Mrs. Blake C.) Wilbur and Richard, who died in infancy.

Mary was the organizer of Prescott Woman's Club (1896-1897), later the Monday Club and was active in the Arizona Federation of Women's Clubs. She was president of the Prescott Public Library Board from 1902 to 1904 and belonged to the Congregational Church.

Mary died on August 15, 1921, in Pasadena, California.

Donors: Her daughters, Eleanor and Mary




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