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Sherman, James S.locked

(24 October 1855–30 October 1912)
  • Edward L. Lach, Jr.


Sherman, James S. (24 October 1855–30 October 1912), twenty-seventh vice president of the United States, was born James Schoolcraft Sherman in Utica, New York, the son of Richard Updike Schoolcraft Sherman, a newspaper editor and politician, and Mary Frances Sherman, whose maiden name was also Sherman. A distant relative of Union general ...

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