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Alson Sherman (April 21, 1811 – September 27, 1903) was an American politician from Chicago who was the Mayor of Chicago from 1844 through 1845.

Alson Sherman
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8th Mayor of Chicago
In office
1844–1845
Preceded byAugustus Garrett
Succeeded byAugustus Garrett
Personal details
Born(1811-04-21)April 21, 1811
Barre, Vermont
DiedSeptember 27, 1903(1903-09-27) (aged 92)
Waukegan, Illinois
Political partyIndependent Democratic Party
Spouse(s)
Aurora Abbott (m. 1833–1883)
ChildrenAlla, Fannie, Kate, Frank, Flora, Walter, Helen, Mary, Nancy, Abijah, Adeline, Marion, Caira, Lucius,
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

Sherman was married to April 21, 1811 in Barre, Vermont.[1] He was married to Aurora Abbott from 1833 until her death in 1883. They had 14 children. Sherman died on September 27, 1903 in Waukegan, Illinois, aged 92.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alson S. Sherman Dead". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago. 09-23-1903. Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)