Sherman, J. S. (James Schoolcraft), 1855-1912

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Dates:
Birth 1855-10-24
Death 1912-10-30

Biographical notes:

James Schoolcraft Sherman (1855-1912), lawyer, banker and vice-president of the United States, began his political career as mayor of Utica, N.Y. in 1884. In 1886 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served until 1908 excepting 1891 to 1893. He was chairman of the Republican state conventions in 1895, 1900 and 1908, and chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1906. In 1908 he was elected as William Howard Taft's vice-president. Four years later he was renominated but died before the election.

From the description of James Schoolcraft Sherman papers, 1883-1912, bulk (1906-1912). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517524

From the guide to the James Schoolcraft Sherman papers, 1883-1912, 1906-1912, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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Subjects:

  • Banks and banking
  • Tariff--United States
  • Indians of North America
  • Tariff
  • Vice presidents--Correspondence
  • Payne--Aldrich Tariff (1909)
  • Military pensions--Law and legislation
  • Veterans

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Politicians
  • Vice--Presidents
  • Legislators--United States

Places:

  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • New Jersey--Camden County (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)