Sherburn Merrill Becker Edit Profile
Educational public schools, Milwaukee, and Belmont School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
He was the last Republican to hold this office. Becker was mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from 1906 to 1908. Becker was elected in 1906, defeating the incumbent, David Rose, who had served four terms as Milwaukee's mayor.
Becker was known as the "boy mayor", having been elected at age 29. Becker served only one two-year term. David Rose was elected once again to his final term in 1908.
He moved to New York City to work in the financial market and died there. He died on February 5, 1949 and is interred in Forest Home Cemetery in Milwaukee.
Clubs: Milwaukee, Milwaukee Athletic, Country, Fox Point Golf, Automobile, Milwaukee Yacht, etc. Residence: 87 Prospect Avenue.
Married Milwaukee, 1899, Irene Booth Smith.