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James Schoolcraft Sherman (October 24, 1855October 30, 1912) was a Representative from New York and the 27th Vice President of the United States. He was one of few vice presidents to wear eyeglasses, the others being Theodore Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Nelson Rockefeller, George H. W. Bush and Dick Cheney. Nonetheless his vice-presidential bust in the Senate is so far the only bust wearing eyeglasses. This image is in the public domain in the United States and possibly other jurisdictions. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government, the person who is, in the words of Adlai Stevenson, a heartbeat from the presidency. ... Order: 26th President Vice President: Charles Warren Fairbanks Term of office: September 14, 1901 – March 3, 1909 Preceded by: William McKinley Succeeded by: William Howard Taft Date of birth: October 27, 1858 Place of birth: New York City Date of death: January 6, 1919 Place of death: Oyster Bay, New... For the victim of Mt. ... Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was a Governor of New York and the 41st Vice President of the United States of America from December 19, 1974 to January 20, 1977. ... George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). ... Richard Bruce Cheney (born January 30, 1941), widely known as Dick Cheney, is an American politician and businessman affiliated with the U.S. Republican Party. ...


Sherman was born in Utica, New York and graduated from Hamilton College in 1878. He was admitted to the bar in 1880 and commenced practice in Utica. He was president of the Utica Trust & Deposit Co. and of the New Hartford Canning Co., then mayor of Utica in 1884. He was elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1891). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890, but was elected to the Fifty-third and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1909) He was not a candidate for reelection, having been nominated as the Republican candidate for Vice President on the ticket with William Howard Taft. He was elected Vice President in 1908 and served from March 4, 1909, until his death. He had been renominated for Vice President in June 1912, becoming the first incumbent Vice President to be renominated for the office in many years. Vice President Sherman died in Utica, Oneida County, New York a few days prior to the election and was replaced on the ballot by Nicholas M. Butler. However, Democrats Woodrow Wilson and Thomas R. Marshall won in a landslide. He was interred in Forest Hill Cemetery. This article is about Utica in New York, USA. For other places with this name, see Utica. ... Hamilton College is a private liberal arts college located in Clinton, New York. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Senators Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich (R-RI) William Boyd Allison (R-IA) William Brimage Bate (D-TN) James Burnie Beck (D-KY) James Henderson Berry (D-AR) Joseph Clay Blackburn (D-KY) Henry William Blair (R-NH) Rufus William Blodgett (D-NJ) Thomas Mead Bowen (R-CO) Joseph Emerson Brown (D... The Republican US Congress of 1890 was one of the most important congresses in American history. ... Seal of the Congress. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1909 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was an American politician, jurist, and the 27th President of the United States, serving a single term from 1909 to 1913. ... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... This article is about Utica in New York, USA. For other places with this name, see Utica. ... Oneida County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Nicholas Murray Butler (April 2, 1862 - December 7, 1947) was the co-winner with Jane Addams of the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize. ... Order: 28th President Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall Term of office: March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1921 Preceded by: William Howard Taft Succeeded by: Warren G. Harding Date of birth: December 28, 1856 Place of birth: Staunton, Virginia Date of death: February 3, 1924 Place of death: Washington, D.C... Thomas R. Marshall Thomas Riley Marshall (March 14, 1854 – June 1, 1925) was an American politician who served as the twenty-eighth Vice President of the United States of America under Woodrow Wilson from 1913 to 1921. ...


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Preceded by:
Charles W. Fairbanks
Republican Party Vice Presidential candidate
1908 (won), 1912 (died)
Succeeded by:
Nicholas M. Butler
Preceded by:
Charles W. Fairbanks
Vice President of the United States
March 4, 1909October 30, 1912
Succeeded by:
Thomas R. Marshall


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James S. Sherman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (336 words)
James Schoolcraft Sherman (October 24, 1855 – October 30, 1912) was a Representative from New York and the 27th Vice President of the United States.
Sherman was born in Utica, New York and graduated from Hamilton College in 1878.
Vice President Sherman died in Utica, Oneida County, New York a few days prior to the election and was replaced on the ballot by Nicholas M. Butler.
James Schoolcraft Sherman (106 words)
Sherman served (1887–91, 1893–1909) as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives and was a skillful parliamentarian.
Sherman was renominated in 1912 but died shortly thereafter.
James Schoolcraft SHERMAN - SHERMAN, James Schoolcraft (1855—1912) SHERMAN, James Schoolcraft, a Representative from New...
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