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Full Name: Lorenzo Sherwood
Date of birth: July 25, 1808
Date of death: May 12, 1869
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Nov 5, 1855 - Feb 4, 1856
Galveston / Galveston
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
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- SHERWOOD, LORENZO (1810-1869). "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.
- Lorenzo Sherwood, birth date 6/25/1808, death date 5/13/1869, burial in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.
Find a Grave.
- Death notice, Weekly Telegraph (Houston, 5/20/1869, p. 3, crediting the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. "Upon the railroad question he was elected from Galveston to the Legislature of 1851 . . ."
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
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