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 Sherrard Clemens

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Sherrard Clemens

Birth
Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA
Death 30 May 1880 (aged 60)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 18425 View Source
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US Congressman. He 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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 16 Nov 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18425
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/18425/sherrard-clemens : accessed ), memorial page for Sherrard Clemens (28 Apr 1820–30 May 1880), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18425, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .