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

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Sherman, J. S. (James Schoolcraft), 1855-1912. James Schoolcraft Sherman letter, 1912 June 12. Camden County Historical Society
referencedIn Woodruff, Timothy Lester. Papers, 1897-1909 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. Papers of William H. Taft, 1784-1973. Library of Congress
referencedIn Woodruff, Timothy Lester. Papers, 1897-1909. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bingham family. Bingham family papers, 1817-1910. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf James Schoolcraft Sherman papers, 1883-1912, 1906-1912 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Chauncey M. Depew papers, 1880-1925 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Sherman family. Correspondence, (1850-1887). American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Sherman, J. S. (James Schoolcraft), 1855-1912. James Schoolcraft Sherman papers, 1883-1912, bulk (1906-1912). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928. Chauncey M. Depew papers, 1880-1925. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Hilles, Charles Dewey, 1867-1949. Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Sherman, James S. Letters concerning Ely S. Parker, 1904 Aug. 31 and Sept. 14. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Abel Bingham Family Papers, 1817-1910, 1828-1866 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Papers, 1830-1910. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William H. Taft Papers, 1784-1973, (bulk 1880-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973 (bulk 1880-1930). Library of Congress
referencedIn Kinsley, Guy R., b. 1886. Papers, 1904-1908. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Needham, James Carson, 1864-1942. James Carson Needham papers, 1893-1936. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Bingham family. family
associatedWith Bingham Family. family
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928. person
associatedWith Hilles, Charles Dewey, 1867-1949. person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Frank H. (Frank Harris), 1867-1935. person
associatedWith Kinsley, Guy R., b. 1886. person
associatedWith Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921. person
associatedWith Marvin family. family
associatedWith Needham, James Carson, 1864-1942. person
correspondedWith Palmer, William M., d, 1918 person
associatedWith Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895. person
associatedWith Progressive Party (1912) corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. person
associatedWith Sherman family. family
associatedWith Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950. person
correspondedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, John Sharp, 1854-1932. person
associatedWith Woodruff, Timothy Lester. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)
New Jersey--Camden County
New York (State)
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Banks and banking
Tariff--United States
Indians of North America
Tariff
Vice presidents--Correspondence
Payne--Aldrich Tariff (1909)
Military pensions--Law and legislation
Veterans
Occupation
Lawyers
Politicians
Vice--Presidents
Legislators--United States
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Birth 1855-10-24

Death 1912-10-30

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