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SHERMAN, Judson W., a Representative from New York; born in that State in 1808; completed preparatory studies; held several local offices in Angelica, N.Y., where he resided; clerk of Allegany County, N.Y., 1831-1837; deputy treasurer of the State of New York about 1850; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1859); appointed captain and commissary of subsistence of Volunteers on September 7, 1861, was assigned to duty with Brigadier General Wood’s brigade, and resigned his commission November 9, 1861; died at Angelica, Allegany County, N.Y., on November 12, 1881; interment in Until the Day Dawn Cemetery.

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