Facts and Events
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