Simon J. Schermerhorn

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Simon J. Schermerhorn
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Preceded byJohn M. Wever
Succeeded byDavid F. Wilber
Personal details
Born(1827-09-25)September 25, 1827
Rotterdam, New York
DiedJuly 21, 1901(1901-07-21) (aged 73)
Rotterdam, New York
Political partyDemocrat

Simon Jacob Schermerhorn (September 25, 1827 – July 21, 1901) was a United States Representative from New York.

Born in Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York, he attended the common schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was supervisor of the town of Rotterdam in 1856, and served two terms as school commissioner; in 1862 and 1865 he was a member of the New York State Assembly. He was a director and trustee in local banks, and was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress, holding office from March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1895. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1894 and retired to his farm in Rotterdam. He died there in 1901; interment was in Viewland Cemetery.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John M. Wever
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

Succeeded by
David F. Wilber