Sherman P. Lloyd

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Sherman P. Lloyd
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Utah's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965
Preceded by David S. King
Succeeded by David S. King
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Utah's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973
Preceded by David S. King
Succeeded by Wayne Owens
Personal details
Born Sherman Parkinson Lloyd
(1911-01-11)January 11, 1911
St. Anthony Idaho
Died December 15, 1979(1979-12-15) (aged 68)
Salt Lake City Utah
Resting place Salt Lake City Cemetery
40°46′37.92″N 111°51′28.8″W / 40.7772000°N 111.858000°W / 40.7772000; -111.858000
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Edith Ann Gunn
Children 4[1]
Alma mater Utah State University
George Washington University
Occupation Lawyer
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

Sherman Parkinson Lloyd (January 11, 1914 - December 15, 1979) was a U.S. Representative from Utah.

Biography[edit]

Lloyd was born in St. Anthony, Fremont County, Idaho, Lloyd's father was a counselor in the Stake Presidency at the time.[2] Lloyd attended St. Anthony and Rexburg public schools. Lloyd was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Lloyd received his B.S. from Utah State University in 1935 and then studied law at George Washington University from which he received his LL.B. in 1939. He worked for the USDA while going through law school.[1]

He was admitted to the bar in 1939 and began practice of law in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served as general counsel for Utah Retail Grocers Association 1940-1962. He served as a member of the State senate from 1954 to 1962, serving as majority leader in 1957, president in 1959, and minority leader in 1961. He served as a member of Utah Legislative Council from 1957 to 1961, chairman from 1959 to 1961. He served as Utah representative on board of managers of Council of State Governments from 1959 to 1961. He served as chairman of the Council of State Governments Committee on State Taxation of Interstate Income from 1961 to 1962. He served as director of Beehive State Bank from 1960 to 1966. He served as a delegate, State conventions 1960, 1962, 1964, and 1966. He served as a delegate, Republican National Convention, 1960. He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress.

Lloyd was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress, November 6, 1962 defeating fellow State Senator Bruce Jenkins.[3] Lloyd served in congress from (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965). He was not a candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for the United States Senate. He returned to Utah to become vice president of Prudential Federal Savings, in charge of public relations. Lecturer at the University of Utah.

Lloyd was elected to the Ninetieth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1973). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress. He was appointed assistant director of the United States Information Agency in 1973. He again returned to Utah to teach at Utah State University from 1973 to 1974, holding the Milton R. Merrill Chair in Political Science.[1]

Lloyd was named a trade specialist in charge of the Utah office of the Department of Commerce in 1974. He was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1976 to the United States Senate. He became an editor and publisher. Lloyd resided in Salt Lake City, where he died, December 15, 1979. He was interred in Salt Lake City Cemetery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Salmon, Doris F. (1994), "Lloyd, Sherman Parkinson", in Powell, Allan Kent, Utah History Encyclopedia, Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press, ISBN 0874804256, OCLC 30473917 
  2. ^ Jenson. LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 673
  3. ^ New Faces - TIME

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