|Death: ||Mar. 30, 1939|
SHERMAN D. CANFIELD, ex-commissioner and supt. of the department of finance, accounts and public property, city of Sheridan; postmaster Sheridan; (Dem.); b. Sept.3, 1865, Cuming county, Nebraska; s. of George and Lucy (Rhodes) Canfield; educ. pub. schls. Omaha; student University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1880-3; clerk in general superintendent's office Union Pacific Ry., Omaha, 1883-7; personal representative and confidential secretary to Col. W. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) in Europe and America, 1887-S and 1S90-3; supt. railroad facilities for Union Stockyards Co., South Omaha, 1SSS-90; located^ in Wyoming, 1892; manager and one of the proprietors- (W. F. Cody Hotel Co.) of the Sheridan Inn, Sheridan, Wyo., 1893-6; engaged in cattle business on Powder River, 1896-1904; purchased horses for the British government during the Boer war, 1900-1; timber contractor, Shoshoni Forest Reserve, 1904-5; general agent Wyoming Coal Mining Co., 1906-9; supt. of preliminary surveys of proposed railroad between Miles City, Mont., and Sheridan, Wyo.f 1909-10; partner Union Lumber Co., Sheridan, 1911-12; secy.-treas. The Libby (Mont.) Water Works, Electric Eight & Power Co., since 1911; mem. Sheridan city council, 1895-9; elected in 1911 as one of the first commissioners of the city of Sheridan under the commission form of government; re-elected 1913; appointed postmaster Sheridan. March 3, 1915. resigned city commissionership; member Masons, knights Templar, Shriner; Elks; Sheridan Chamber of Commerce. Address: Sheridan, Wyoming.
Sheridan Municipal Cemetery
Plot: Block 7 Lot 1
Created by: Marsha Hanson Dillon
Record added: Aug 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40240779