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Sherman Everett Burroughs
Birth: Feb. 6, 1870
Dunbarton Center
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1923
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1894. Burroughs served as Private Secretary to Congressman Henry M. Baker from 1894 to 1897, while also attendeding law school at Columbian College (now George Washington University). He graduated in 1896 and became an attorney in Manchester. Burroughs was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1901 to 1902. From 1901 to 1907 he was a member of the state Board of Charities and Corrections, and he served on the state Board of Equalization from 1909 to 1910. In 1917 Burroughs was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Republican in a special election held to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Cyrus A. Sulloway. Burroughs was reelected to two full terms, serving from May 1917 until his death. He did not run for reelection in 1922, and died six weeks before the expiration of his final term in Congress. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Helen Sophie Phillips Burroughs (1869 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Phillips Burroughs (1901 - 1994)*
  John Hamilton Burroughs (1901 - 1929)*
  Henry Baker Burroughs (1908 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Manchester
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Feb 18, 2007
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