James Schoolcraft Sherman was an American politician, represented the United States of New York from 1887 to 1891 and 1893 to 1909, and was the 27th Vice President of the United States from 1909 until his death in 1912. He was a member by Baldwin. Family, Hoar and Sherman, prominent New England and New York lawyers and politicians. Although not a powerful administrator, he became the chairman of the parliamentary committee of course, and his endowed personality helped to facilitate the work of the House of Representatives, thus he was called "Sunny Jim". He was the first vice president to fly on a plane, and also the first to formally throw the ball in a baseball game. Sherman was the last vice president to die in office.
|Born||James Schoolcraft Sherman, October 24, 1855, Utica, New York U.S.|
|Died||October 30, 1912, Utica, New York U.S.|
|Relatives||Richard U. Sherman (father)|
|Education||Hamilton College, New York (BA)|
|President||William Howard Taft|
|Preceded by||Charles W. Fairbanks|
|Succeeded by||Thomas R. Marshall|
The twenty-seventh Vice President of the United States, known as Sunny Jim because of his great personality.
He was a member of the debating team at the university and later became a lawyer.
He was the first vice president to fly in a plane and also the first to throw the first formal pitch in a baseball game.
He married Carrie Babcock in 1881. The couple have three sons together.
He was previously vice president of William Howard Taft.
- 1908 US Presidential Election - The 1908 US Presidential Election is the 31st four-year presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1908. Secretary of War and Candidate Republican William Howard Taft beat Democratic candidate William Jennings Bryan three times.
- 1912 US Presidential Election - The 1912 Presidential Election of the United States is the 32nd biennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1912. Former President Theodore Roosevelt ran for the incumbent President William H. Taft.
- Members of Taft's cabinet
- Mayor of Utica, New York
- Vice Presidents of the Republican Party of the United States
- Candidates for the vice-presidency of the Republican Party (United States)
- Vice Presidents of the United States
- Hamilton College alumni (New York)
Latest information about James Schoolcraft Sherman updated on May 10 2021.