Biography of Sherman Skinner Rogers

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Rogers, Sherman Skinner, Buffalo, has been prominent at the bar of Western New York for over forty years, coming to Buffalo in 1854. He began the study of law at an early age and was engaged in practice before young men nowadays have received their diplomas. Early in. life Mr. Rogers was a Democrat in political belief, but at the outbreak of the Civil war became a Republican and has so remained. In 1875 be was elected State senator by the largest majority ever given a senatorial candidate in that district. The following year he was elected lieutenant-governor on the ticket headed by E. D. Morgan. January 6, 1858, he married Christina Cameron Davenport of Bath, N. Y.


Source:
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898

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