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John Sherman

John Sherman

State of Residency: Ohio
Appointment: Mar 5, 1897
Entry on Duty: Mar 6, 1897
Termination of Appointment: Apr 27, 1898
Presidency: McKinley

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1897, 1898



Profile
Born: May 10, 1823
Died: October 22, 1900
Married: Margaret Sarah Cecilia Stewart
Education: Attended a local academy in Lancaster, Ohio
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Participated in the organization of the national Republican Party

  • Was an authority on matters of Federal finance

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1880, 1884, and in 1888


  • Previous Secretary of State: Richard Olney
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