Richard Updike Sherman
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For the songwriter (born 1928), see Richard M. Sherman.
Richard Sherman was:
- Editor, Oswego Daily Times & The Herkimer Journal (1844–46)
- Owner/editor of Rochester Daily Evening Gazette (1847)
- Co-owner/editor Utica Morning Herald (1847–82)
- Brigadier general, New York State militia (1841–57)
- Clerk, New York State Assembly (1851–57)
- New York Assemblyman, 1st District of Oneida County 1857/1875-1876
- Delegate, New York State Constitutional Convention (1867)
- Assistant clerk, U.S. House of Representatives (1870)
- Secretary, New York State Fish and Game Commission (1879–1890)
- Trustee, New Hartford[disambiguation needed] Cotten Company - he restocked the lakes of the Adirondack Mountains area with fish; also protected the forests from unscrupulous lumber dealers
He married his distant cousin Mary Frances Sherman. They had six children:
- Richard W., a civil engineer and two-term Mayor of the City of Utica, New York
- Stalham W., who died in 1894
- Mary Louise, wife of Henry J. Cookinham (a law partner of James Schoolcraft Sherman)
- James Schoolcraft Sherman, US Vice President
- Sanford F., President, New Hartford Canning Company
- Willet H., who died in New Hartford in 1868, aged six.
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