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Encyclopedia > John Sherman (politician)
John Sherman
John Sherman

John Sherman (May 10, 1823October 22, 1900) was a Senator from Ohio and a member of the United States Cabinet. John Sherman from bioguide. ... John Sherman from bioguide. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... Cabinet meeting on May 16, 2001. ...


He was born in Lancaster, Ohio, and was the younger brother of the American Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman. Their father, Charles Robert Sherman, became a judge of the Ohio Supreme Court about the time John was born, but died when John was only six years old. Lancaster is a city located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 until 1865 between the United States – forces coming mostly from the 23 northern states of the Union – and the newly-formed Confederate States of America, which consisted of 11 southern states that had declared their secession. ... Portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman by Mathew Brady William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, and author. ... The Ohio Supreme Court is the highest court in the U.S. state of Ohio, with final authority over interpretations of the Ohio constitution. ...


Before entering politics, he practiced law, studying under an older brother and joining him as a partner in 1844. In 1848 he married a judge's daughter, Margaret Sarah Stewart. In 1848 he served as a delegate to the Whig convention that nominated Zachary Taylor for President. In 1852 he again served as a convention delegate, at the Baltimore convention that nominated Winfield Scott. He served in the House of Representatives from 1855 to 1861. Law (a loanword from Old Norse lag), in politics and jurisprudence, is a set of rules or norms of conduct which mandate, proscribe or permit specified relationships among people and organizations, provide methods for ensuring the impartial treatment of such people, and provide punishments for those who do not follow... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The United States Whig Party was a political party of the United States. ... Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850), also known as Old Rough and Ready, was the twelfth President of the United States, serving from 1849 to 1850. ... Seal of the President of the United States The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: Charm City Location in the state of Maryland Founded  -Incorporated 30 July 1729  1797 County Independent city Mayor Martin OMalley (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 349. ... Winfield Scott Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was a United States general, diplomat, and presidential candidate. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


He was first elected to a term in the Senate beginning 1861, and served until 1877, when he resigned to join the Cabinet. Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Cabinet meeting on May 16, 2001. ...


He served as Secretary of the Treasury in the cabinet of President Rutherford B. Hayes from 1877 to 1881. John W. Snow, the current Secretary of the Treasury. ... Seal of the President of the United States The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was the 19th (1877 – 1881) President of the United States. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


He sought the Republican nomination for the Presidency in 1880, hoping to become a compromise candidate between Ulysses S. Grant, who was being promoted for a third term, and James G. Blaine. However, his campaign manager, Representative and Senator-elect James A. Garfield, received the nomination instead. Sherman returned to the Senate, taking the seat to which the Ohio legislature had originally elected Garfield, replacing Allen G. Thurman, in 1881, serving until 1897, when he resigned once more to join the Cabinet. He served as chair of the Senate Republican Conference, 1884-1885 and 1891-1897. 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. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was a Union general in the American Civil War and the 18th (1869–1877) President of the United States. ... James G. Blaine James Gillespie Blaine (January 31, 1830–January 27, 1893) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator from Maine and a two-time United States Secretary of State. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 - September 19, 1881) was the 20th (1881) President of the United States, the first left-handed President, and the second U.S. President to be assassinated. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... State legislatures are the lawmaking bodies of the 50 states in the United States of America. ... Allen Granberry Thurman (November 13, 1813_December 12, 1895) was a Democratic Representative and Senator from Ohio. ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Cabinet meeting on May 16, 2001. ... The Senate Republican Conference is the formal organization of the (currently) 51 Republican Senators in the United States Senate. ...


President William McKinley appointed Sherman as his Secretary of State on assuming office, and Sherman served in that position from 1897 to 1898. William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States, from 1897 until his assassination in 1901. ... The Seal of the United States Secretary of State The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1898 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Mr. Sherman vehemently opposed the income tax proposal of 1894: "In a republic like ours, where all men are equal, this attempt to array the rich against the poor or the poor against the rich is socialism, communism, devilism." [1]


He died in Washington, D.C. Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the...


Sherman is best known for the Sherman Antitrust Act, of which he was the chief author. The Sherman Antitrust Act,15 U.S.C. § 1, was the first government action to limit trust companies (A corporate front for a combination of firms or corporations who agree not to lower prices below a certain rate for the purpose of reducing competition and controlling prices throughout a business...



Preceded by:
Richard Olney
United States Secretary of State
18971898
Succeeded by:
William R. Day
Preceded by:
Lot M. Morrill
United States Secretary of the Treasury
18771881
Succeeded by:
William Windom


Richard Olney (September 15, 1835–April 8, 1917) was an American statesman. ... The Seal of the United States Secretary of State The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1898 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Categories: People stubs | U.S. Supreme Court justices | Judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit | U.S. Secretaries of State | Spanish-American War people | American lawyers | 1849 births | 1923 deaths ... Lot Myrick Morrill (May 13, 1813–January 10, 1883) was an American statesman who served as Governor of Maine, and in the United States Senate and as Secretary of the Treasury. ... John W. Snow, the current Secretary of the Treasury. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... William Windom (May 10, 1827–January 29, 1891) was an American politician. ...

Preceded by (1861):
Salmon P. Chase
U.S. Senators from Ohio Succeeded by (1877):
Stanley Matthews
Preceded by (1881):
Allen G. Thurman
Succeeded by (1897):
Marcus A. Hanna


1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Salmon Portland Chase (January 13, 1808–May 7, 1873) was an American politician and jurist in the Civil War era who served as Chief Justice of the United States and previously as U.S. Treasury Secretary under Abraham Lincoln. ... Ohio was admitted to the Union on March 1, 1803. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Categories: People stubs | U.S. Supreme Court justices | United States Senators | Ohio State Senators | American lawyers | U.S. Army officers | 1824 births | 1889 deaths ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Allen Granberry Thurman (November 13, 1813_December 12, 1895) was a Democratic Representative and Senator from Ohio. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Marcus Alonzo Hanna (September 24, 1837 - February 15, 1904) was an American industrialist and politician from Cleveland, Ohio. ...


 
 

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