Judson W. Sherman

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Judson W. Sherman
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Judson W. Sherman, New York Congressman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 30th district
In office
1857–1859
Preceded byBenjamin Pringle
Succeeded byAugustus Frank
Personal details
Born1808
New York, U.S.
Died(1881-11-12)November 12, 1881
Angelica, New York, U.S.
Resting placeUntil the Day Dawn Cemetery, Angelica, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Other political
affiliations

Judson W. Sherman (1808 – November 12, 1881) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Early life and career[edit]

Judson W. Sherman was born in New York in 1808. He completed a preparatory education, and settled in Angelica, New York.

Sherman became involved in politics and government, first as a Democratic republican, and later as a Whig. He attended several state and county conventions as a delegate, and held several local offices in Angelica. From 1831 to 1837 he served Allegany County Clerk. In addition, he later served as Deputy New York State Treasurer in the 1850s. He ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1842 and 1852.

Sherman was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress and served one term (March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859).

Military service[edit]

In September 1861 Sherman joined the Union Army for the American Civil War, receiving appointment as a commissary of subsistence officer with the rank of captain and serving until resigning his commission on November 9, 1861.

Death and burial[edit]

Sherman died in Angelica on November 12, 1881. He was interred at Until the Day Dawn Cemetery in Angelica.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Benjamin Pringle
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 30th congressional district

1857–1859
Succeeded by
Augustus Frank

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