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Lorenzo Sherwood
Full Name: Lorenzo Sherwood
Date of birth: 1810
Date of death: May 12, 1889

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Nov 5, 1855 - Feb 4, 1856 6th (1)     Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

(1) L.A. Thompson, in special election 5/19/1856, succeeded Lorenzo Sherwood, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
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Biographical Sketches
  • SHERWOOD, LORENZO (1810-1889). "Maligned by opponents for his views, including support for free-soil doctrines and federal government supremacy, he was driven from the legislature in 1856, labelled anti-southern, threatened with death . . ." Handbook of Texas Online.
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