Son of Eugene Blakely Sloan I
and Janie Pressly Lindsay Sloan
Born February 22, 1922, Clinton, S.C.
Died April 6, 1969, Hunting Island, S.C.
Editor, Author, Photographer,
Educated at Erskine College
and University of S.C. Law School.
Army Air Corps Officer, World War II
He was the First Recipient
The Gonzales Award for Distinguished Journalism
"He wrote knowingly about
South Carolina, it's people,
places, issues, and its life's
blood...He worked with clean hands
and honest heart...Dedication...
Fairness...Intent on Good."
He believed and practiced a strong
philosophy of life: "This above all: to thine own self
be true, And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man," and "No man
is an island...And therefore never send to know
for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee..."