Sherman, John, 1796-1841

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  • 1823, May 10: Born, Lancaster, Ohio
  • 1835 - 1837 : Attended Howe's Academy, Lancaster, Ohio
  • 1840: Studied law under Judge Jacob Parker (an uncle) and Charles T. Sherman (eldest brother)
  • 1844: Admitted to the bar in Ohio
  • 1848: Married Margaret Sarah Cecilia Stewart
  • 1854: Elected to the House of Representatives as a Republican from Ohio; served on Committee of Inquiry to Kansas
  • 1855: President of first Republican convention in Ohio
  • 1861: Elected to Senate from Ohio
  • 1868: Voted to convict President Andrew Johnson
  • 1877: Appointed secretary of the treasury
  • 1881: Re-elected to the Senate from Ohio
  • 1880: Unsuccessfully sought Republican Party nomination for president
  • 1884: Unsuccessfully sought Republican Party nomination for president
  • 1885 - 1887 : President pro tempore of the Senate
  • 1886: Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • 1888: Unsuccessfully sought Republican Party nomination for president
  • 1890: Led action for successful passage of antitrust and silver purchase acts.
  • 1897: Resigned from the Senate to become secretary of state
  • 1898: Resigned as secretary of state
  • 1900, Oct. 22: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the John Sherman Papers, 1836-1900, (bulk 1857-1894), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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