Biography of James C. Sherman
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Sherman, James Clifford, son of Charles H. and Ladora (Allen) Sherman, was born in New Bedford, May 23, 1874: his father was also a native and lifelong resident of New Bedford and well known in business circles. During his boyhood Mr. Sherman attended the public and high schools of New Bedford, and not long after completing the high school course became manager of a shoe store in Edgartown, and later he entered the employ of J. Davis & Co., shoe dealers in New Bedford, with whom he remained two years. In 1896 he formed a copartnership with John J. Powers for the conduct of a real estate business, under the firm name of Powers & Sherman; this association still continues. Mr. Sherman is a member of Sutton Commandery, Knights Templar, and Aleppo Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S., and also he has, for some time, been a justice of the peace. The Sherman family is of Puritan origin, Mr. Sherman being directly descended from Roger Sherman.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
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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