James S. Sherman

1855 - 1912

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James Schoolcraft Sherman (October 24, 1855 – October 30, 1912) was an American politician who was a United States representative from New York from 1887 to 1891 and 1893 to 1909, and the 27th vice president of the United States under President William Howard Taft from 1909 until his death in 1912. He was a member of the interrelated Baldwin, Hoar, and Sherman families, prominent lawyers and politicians of New England and New York. Although not a high-powered administrator, he made a natural congressional committee chairman, and his genial personality eased the workings of the House, so that he was known as 'Sunny Jim'. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James S. Sherman has received more than 462,603 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. James S. Sherman is the 8,737th most popular politician (up from 9,989th in 2019), the 3,060th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,927th in 2019) and the 190th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, James S. Sherman ranks 8,737 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Jim Garrison, Étienne Maurice Gérard, Izyaslav of Polotsk, Constantine III of Scotland, and Adolf, Count Palatine of the Rhine. After him are Stefan Stambolov, Ouyang Xun, Horst Sindermann, Margaret I, Countess of Flanders, Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Gottschalk.

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Among people born in 1855, James S. Sherman ranks 40Before him are Alexandre Darracq, Christian Bohr, Alexandros Zaimis, Vsevolod Garshin, Xu Shichang, and Giovanni Pascoli. After him are Princess Marie of Prussia, Paul Émile Appell, Pavlos Kountouriotis, Samad bey Mehmandarov, Princess Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Jean Lorrain. Among people deceased in 1912, James S. Sherman ranks 54Before him are Julius Maggi, Herman Bang, Archibald Gracie IV, Gustave de Molinari, Ernest Duchesne, and Giovanni Pascoli. After him are Jacques Futrelle, Clara Barton, Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal, François-Alphonse Forel, George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg, and Takuboku Ishikawa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James S. Sherman ranks 3,060 out of 18,182Before him are Al Di Meola (1954), Dinah Washington (1924), Lee Morgan (1938), Jim Garrison (1921), Ma Rainey (1886), and Vanessa Williams (1963). After him are John Hughes (1950), Marie Smith Jones (1918), Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923), James Rothman (1950), James J. Gibson (1904), and Dwight F. Davis (1879).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, James S. Sherman ranks 190Before him are James F. Byrnes (1882), Patrick Henry (1736), Thomas A. Hendricks (1819), Elihu Root (1845), Dean Rusk (1909), and Jim Garrison (1921). After him are Marie Smith Jones (1918), Dwight F. Davis (1879), Charles Curtis (1860), Robert Gates (1943), Kamehameha V (1830), and Barry Goldwater (1909).