John Slevin, 1881.-- Was born, 1840, in Dromore, County Tyrone, Ireland. He came to America (New York) in July, 1858, and settled the same month in Philadelphia. He was in the liquor business at 522 South Thirteenth street, until his election as one of the Magistrates of the city.

History of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and of the Hibernian Society for the Relief of Emigrants from Ireland. March 17, 1771-March 17, 1892. Biographical Sketches of the Members of the Hibernian Society, Philadelphia,
by John H. Campbell, Historian of the Hibernian Society. Published by The Hibernian Society. 1892.