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Sherman Coolidge

Clergyman

Sherman Coolidge, American clergyman. Member Committee of One Hundred on Indian Affairs of the Department of Interior.; Member Colorado State Museum, Denver, Chamber of Commerce of Colorado Springs.

Background

Coolidge, Sherman was born in 1863 in Goose Creek, Wyoming, United States. Son of Banasda and Ba-ah-noce (Arapahoe Indians).

Education

Educated Shattuck Military School, Faribault, Minnesota, 1877-1880. Bachelor of Divinity, Seabury Division School, 1884. Hobart College, 1887-1890.

Career

Deacon, 1884, priest, 1885, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary most of time from 1884 in Wyoming, among white people and Shoshone and Arapahoe tribes of Indians. Had charge of Indian field in western Oklahoma under Bishop F. K. Brooke, 1910-1912.

Honorary canon St. John’s Cathedral, Denver. Delegate General Missionary Council, Washington, 1903. Has traveled widely throughout United States, lecturing on the Indian problem from the Indian standpoint.

Membership

Member Committee of One Hundred on Indian Affairs of the Department of Interior. Member Colorado State Museum, Denver, Chamber of Commerce of Colorado Springs.

Connections

Married Grace D. Wetherbee, October 8, 1902. Children: Sarah Lucy, Sophie Austin Hope.

father:
Banasda .

mother:
Ba-ah-noce (Arapahoe Indians).

spouse:
Grace D. Wetherbee

child:
Sarah Lucy Coolidge

child:
Sophie Austin Hope Coolidge