Maj Hoyt Sherman

Maj Hoyt Sherman

Birth
Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, USA
Death 26 Jan 1904 (aged 76)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block: 9 Section: Lot: 00008
Memorial ID 7051737 · View Source
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First Postmaster of Des Moines as well as Mayor of Des Moines. He was the brother of Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman. His Victorian home in the Sherman Hills section of Des Moines was used as Des Moines' first art gallery. It is now the home of the Des Moines Women's Club.

Bio by: Gary Thelen


Gravesite Details 1st Postmaster, one of the organizing members of Equitable Life Insurance Company of Iowa, Builder of Hoyt Sheman Place, Brother of William T. Sherman (Civil War General)

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Gary Thelen
  • Added: 3 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7051737
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Hoyt Sherman (1 Nov 1827–26 Jan 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7051737, citing Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .