Biography of Ray S. Sherman
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga County, New York Wills, 1796-1805

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RAY S. SHERMAN.

RAY S. SHERMAN, son of Delos and Cordelia (Deyoe) Sherman, was born in South Glens Falls, November 29, 1867. Mr. Sherman is one of a family of ten children: Charles A., of Denver, Col.; Frank D., of Glens Falls; Howard, Chester H., Laura M., wife of A. L. Fuller; Lillian C., Esther, Eulalia G., and Edith. Mr. Sherman received his education in the district schools and Elmwood Seminary at Glens Fails. His father was a mason and at twenty years of age Ray S. worked with him at the business for four years, when the opportunity offered itself to go into business. He purchased the grocery store of James H. Robinson and embarked in that trade in 1894.

February 12, 1892, Mr. Sherman married Jennie B. Parks, and they have one son, Ralph R., aged five years. Mr. Sherman is a Democrat politically, and was elected town clerk in 1896 and in 1898 was defeated for supervisor by only two votes. He is a very popular young man, both in social, political, and business circles and has an exceedingly bright future before him. He is a member of Glens Falls Lodge No. 121, F. & A. M., and Glens Falls Chapter No. 55, R. A. M.


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