John Sherman

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Birthday
10, 1823
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Oct 22, 1900 (77)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1823
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Oct 22, 1900 (77)

About

Whig politician who was a United States Senator from Ohio from 1861 to 1877. He also served as President Rutherford B. Hayes' from 1877 to 1881.

Before Fame

He and his brother had their own practice in Ohio.

Trivia

He wrote the Sherman Antitrust Act, the first legislation acting against monopolies in the U.S.

Family Life

He married Cecilia Margaret Stewart, the daughter of an Ohio judge, in 1848.

Associated With

He was elevated to the post of Secretary of State under President William McKinley.