Herman D. Gould

Herman Day Gould (January 16, 1799 – January 26, 1852) was a U.S. Representative from New York.


Born in Sharon, Connecticut, Gould pursued an academic course. He engaged in mercantile pursuits in Kingston, and Delhi, New York. He married Ann Eliza Sherwood, the daughter of Samuel Sherwood, and they had four children.

Gould served as president of the Delhi National Bank from 1839 to 1849.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1840 to the Twenty-seventh Congress and in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress.

Gould was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1850.

Gould resumed business interests in Delhi, New York, and died there January 26, 1852. He was interred in Woodland Cemetery. Gould had served as Vice President of the Woodland Cemetery Association.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Eliakim Sherrill
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 10th congressional district

March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Succeeded by
Marius Schoonmaker

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.