Biography of Charles N. Sherman
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Sherman, Charles N., secretary and treasurer of the Brownville Iron Works, is one of Watertown's youngest and most successful business men. He was born in Watertown, June 18, 1871, and was educated in the public and high schools, graduating from the latter in 1888. He then spent six years in the employ of the Taggart Paper Co., two years of this time as their traveling representative. In November, 1894, he embarked in business on his own account, handling paper and pulp mill supplies, which business has been a success since its inception. Upon the incorporatrnn of the Brownville Iron Works in 1897, he was elected secretary and treasurer, in which capacity he is now acting. Their specialty is manufacturing the famous "Gotham Screen." Mr. Sherman was married in June, 1894, to Grace A., daughter of Jean R. Stebbins, president of the Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown.

 

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