Alson Sherman

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Alson Sherman
8th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded by Augustus Garrett
Succeeded by Augustus Garrett
Personal details
Born (1811-04-21)April 21, 1811
Barre, Vermont
Died September 27, 1903(1903-09-27) (aged 92)
Waukegan, Illinois
Political party Independent Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Aurora Abbott (m. 1833–1883) «start: (1833)–end+1: (1884)»"Marriage: Aurora Abbott to Alson Sherman" Location: (linkback://
Children Alla, Fannie, Kate, Frank, Flora, Walter, Helen, Mary, Nancy, Abijah, Adeline, Marion, Caira, Lucius,
Residence Chicago, Illinois

Alson Sherman (April 21, 1811 – September 27, 1903) was an American politician from Chicago who was the Mayor of Chicago from 1844 through 1845.

Sherman was married to April 21, 1811 in Barre, Vermont.[1] He was married to Aurora Abbott from 1833 until her death in 1883. They had 14 children. Sherman died on September 27, 1903 in Waukegan, Illinois, aged 92.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alson S. Sherman Dead". Chicago Daily Tribune (Chicago). 09-23-1903.