Person:Richard Sherman (5)

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Richard Updike Sherman
b.26 JUN 1819 of Vernon, NY
d.21 FEB 1895 New Hartford, NY
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Name Richard Updike Sherman
Gender Male
Birth? 26 JUN 1819 of Vernon, NY
Marriage 13 JAN 1848 Rochester, NYto Mary Frances Sherman
Death? 21 FEB 1895 New Hartford, NY
Occupation? Civil engineer/ Gen'l.

name originally spelled "Shearman" but he dropped the "a"


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Richard Updike Sherman (1819–1895) was a New York State politician and newspaper publisher/editor. He was also the father of U.S. Vice President James Schoolcraft Sherman.

Richard Sherman was:

Trustee, New Hartford Cotten Company - he restocked the lakes of the Adirondack Mountains area with fish; also protected the forests from unscrupulous lumber dealers
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