Sherman Leland

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Sherman Leland
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President of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
1828–1829
Preceded byJohn Mills
Succeeded bySamuel Lathrop
Member of the
Massachusetts Senate
Norfolk County District[1]
In office
1828[1] – 1829[1]
Member of the
Massachusetts Senate
Norfolk County District[1]
In office
1823[1] – 1824[1]
Member of the
Massachusetts Constitutional Convention of 1820[2]
In office
1820[2] – 1820[2]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Norfolk County District[2]
In office
1818[2] – 1821[2]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Washington County District[2]
In office
1812[2] – 1812[2]
Personal details
BornMarch 29, 1783
Grafton, Massachusetts
DiedNovember 19, 1853
Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
NationalityAmerican
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Adams[3]
ChildrenEdwin S. Leland[1]
ProfessionLawyer[2]
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Sherman Leland (March 29, 1783 – November 19, 1853) was a Massachusetts lawyer who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and as a member, and President of, the Massachusetts Senate.[4] During the War of 1812, he served in a regiment of U.S. Volunteers, and subsequently the 34th U.S. Infantry, at Eastport, Maine.

References[edit]

  • Leland, Sherman: "The Leland Magazine, Or, a Genealogical Record of Henry Leland, and His Descendants, Containing an Account of One Thousand Six Hundred and Twenty-Four Persons In Ten Generations, and Embracing Nearly Every Person of the Name of Leland in America, from 1653 to 1850", Boston, Massachusetts: Wier & White, pp. 130–132 (1850).
  • Smith, Joshua M. Borderland Smuggling: Patriots, Loyalists and Illicit Trade in the Northeast, 1783–1820. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Leland, Sherman (1850), The Leland Magazine, Or, a Genealogical Record of Henry Leland, and His Descendants, Containing an Account of One Thousand Six Hundred and Twenty-Four Persons In Ten Generations, and Embracing Nearly Every Person of the Name of Leland in America, from 1653 to 1850, Boston, Massachusetts: Wier & White, p. 132
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Leland, Sherman (1850), The Leland Magazine, Or, a Genealogical Record of Henry Leland, and His Descendants, Containing an Account of One Thousand Six Hundred and Twenty-Four Persons In Ten Generations, and Embracing Nearly Every Person of the Name of Leland in America, from 1653 to 1850, Boston, Massachusetts: Wier & White, p. 131
  3. ^ Leland, Sherman (1850), The Leland Magazine, Or, a Genealogical Record of Henry Leland, and His Descendants, Containing an Account of One Thousand Six Hundred and Twenty-Four Persons In Ten Generations, and Embracing Nearly Every Person of the Name of Leland in America, from 1653 to 1850, Boston, Massachusetts: Wier & White, p. 128
  4. ^ Leland, Sherman (1850), The Leland Magazine, Or, a Genealogical Record of Henry Leland, and His Descendants, Containing an Account of One Thousand Six Hundred and Twenty-Four Persons In Ten Generations, and Embracing Nearly Every Person of the Name of Leland in America, from 1653 to 1850, Boston, Massachusetts: Wier & White, pp. 130–132.
Political offices
Preceded by
John Mills
President of the Massachusetts Senate
1828-1829
Succeeded by
Samuel Lathrop