Biography of Albert S. Sherman
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Sherman, Albert S., is a descendant in the seventh generation of Philip Sherman, who was born in Dedham, England, in 1610, and came to this country while young and settled in Boston, thence to Portsmouth, R. I. Albert S. Sherman is a son of Wilson and Mary (Davis) Sherman, and was born in Westport, Mass., February 9, 1844. He was educated in the public schools of that town and at an early age went to California in a merchant ship. During this service he visited the East Indies, England and numerous foreign ports. Mr. Sherman abandoned the sea after several years' service and returned home and engaged in farming. He is a Republican in politics and is now serving his twelfth year as selectmen of his native town, is a member of the Board of Health and is serving his seventh year as justice of the peace, being appointed by Governor Russell. On October 15, 1868, be married Mary H., daughter of Howland and Mary B. (Sherman) Russell of Dartmouth, and they had two children: Wilson H., born October 18, 1871, died August 15, 1875, and Waldo A., born March 22, 1881.

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Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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