James S. Sherman

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James S. Sherman
James Schoolcraft Sherman.jpg
27th Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1909 – October 30, 1912
PresidentWilliam Howard Taft
Preceded byCharles W. Fairbanks
Succeeded byThomas R. Marshall
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1909
Preceded byJames J. Belden
Succeeded byCharles S. Millington
Constituency25th district (1893–1903)
27th district (1903–09)
In office
March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1891
Preceded byJohn T. Spriggs
Succeeded byHenry Wilbur Bentley
Constituency23rd district
Mayor of Utica
In office
March 1884 – March 1885
Preceded byJohn T. Spriggs
Succeeded byThomas E. Kinney
Personal details
Born
James Schoolcraft Sherman

(1855-10-24)October 24, 1855
Utica, New York U.S.
DiedOctober 30, 1912(1912-10-30) (aged 57)
Utica, New York U.S.
Resting placeForest Hill Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Carrie Babcock (m. 1881)
Children3
RelativesRichard U. Sherman (father)
EducationHamilton College, New York (BA)
ProfessionAttorney
SignatureCursive signature in ink
Nickname(s)Sunny Jim

James Schoolcraft Sherman (October 24, 1855 – October 30, 1912) was the 27th vice president of the United States. He was in office from March 4, 1909 to October 30, 1912. Sherman was a member of the Republican Party, and served with President William Howard Taft. Before he became vice president, he was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York, serving from 1887 to 1891 and 1893 to 1909.

Sherman is the seventh, and the most recent, vice president to have died in office.

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