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 Sherrard Clemens

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Sherrard Clemens

Clemens was appointed a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy but resigned after 6 months to study law in Pennsylvania. He was first elected to Congress in 1852 & was reelected to the House of Representatives for 2 consecutive terms, serving 1857-1861. Opposed to secession, he was not a candidate for renomination in 1860. He resumed the practice of law in Virginia & later moved to St. Louis, where he died.


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  • Added: 16 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18425
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sherrard Clemens (28 Apr 1820–3 May 1880), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18425, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .