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Sherlock James ANDREWS

(1801-1880)

ANDREWS, Sherlock James, a Representative from Ohio; born in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., November 17, 1801; attended Cheshire Academy, Connecticut; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1821; studied law at the New Haven (Conn.) Law School; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1825; prosecuting attorney of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1830; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1842; resumed the practice of law in Cleveland; judge of the superior court of Cleveland 1848-1850; delegate to the second and third State constitutional conventions in 1849 and 1873; member of the village council of Cleveland, Ohio; died in Cleveland, Ohio, February 11, 1880; interment in Lakeview Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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