William Sherman Jennings Edit Profile
Educated Marion County, Illinois, 1869-1879, Southern Illinois Normal U., Carbondale, 1879-1883, Union College of Law, Chicago, 1884-1885.
Admitted to Florida bar, 1886, United States courts, 1892. Appointed circuit court commissioner, May 1887. Appointed county judge Hernando County, Florida, May 1888.
Elected county judge, 1888. Member Florida House of Representatives, 1893-1895 (speaker 1895). Alderman 9 years, president council 8 years, city of Brooksville.
Presidential elector, 1896. Messenger to deliver Florida vote in Washington. Elected chairman Democratic State Convention, 1898.
Governor of Florida, 1901-1905.
Member advisory board of federal drainage and reclamation commission.
Married May Mann, May 12, 1891.