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Isaac R. Sherwood

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Isaac R. Sherwood, American congressman. member 43d Congress (1873-1875), 6th Ohio Dist; member 60th to 66th Congresses (1907-1921) and 68th Congress (1923-1925), 9th Ohio Dist.

Background

Sherwood, Isaac R. was born on August 13, 1835 in Stanford, New York, United States. Son of Aaron and Maria (Yeomans) Sherwood.

Education

Student Antioch College, O., 1854-1856, Bachelor of Laws, Ohio Law College, Cleveland, 1859.

Career

Private 14th Ohio Infantry, April 22-August 13, 1861. First lieutenant adjunct 111th Ohio Infantry, September 6, 1862. Major, February 13, 1863.

Lieutenant colonel, February 12, 1864. Bvtd. brigadier general vols., February 27, 1865, “for gallant and meritorious services” at Resaca, June 14, 1864, Franklin, Tennessee, November 30, 1864, and at Nashville, December 15, 1864. Honorary mustered out, October 8, 1865.

Editor Toledo Commercial, 1865, Cleveland Leader, 1865-1866, Toledo Journal, 1874-1883, Canton News-Democrat, 1888-1898. Secretary of state of Ohio, 1869-1873. Member 43d Congress (1873-1875), 6th Ohio District.

Probate judge, 1878-1884. Member 60th to 66th Congresses (1907-1921) and 68th Congress (1923-1925), 9th Ohio District Author of the “Sherwood Dollar-a-Day Bill” and “Medal of Honor Bill.” Elk. Home: Toledo, O.

Works

  • Editor Toledo Commercial, 1865, Cleveland Leader, 1865-1866, Toledo Journal, 1874-1883, Canton News-Democrat, 1888-1898. Secretary of state of Ohio, 1869-1873. Member 43d Congress (1873-1875), 6th Ohio District.Probate judge, 1878-1884. Member 60th to 66th Congresses (1907-1921) and 68th Congress (1923-1925), 9th Ohio District Author of the “Sherwood Dollar-a-Day Bill” and “Medal of Honor Bill.” Elk.

Membership

Member 43d Congress (1873-1875), 6th Ohio Dist. Member 60th to 66th Congresses (1907-1921) and 68th Congress (1923-1925), 9th Ohio Dist.

Connections

Married Katharine Margaret Brownlee, September 1, 1859.

father:
Aaron Sherwood

mother:
Maria (Yeomans) Sherwood

spouse:
Katharine Margaret Brownlee