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The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Vice-President
James S. Sherman


James S. Sherman served as U.S. Vice-President from 1909-12 under Pres. Taft.

James Sherman was a member of the Christian Reformed Church.

From: Peter Roberts, "James Schoolcraft Sherman" page in "God and Country" section of "Science Resources on the Net" website (http://www.geocities.com/peterroberts.geo/Relig-Politics/JSSherman.html; viewed 29 November 2005):

Religious Affiliation: Dutch Reformed

From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/sherman.html#R9M0JCKLC; viewed 29 November 2005):

Sherman, James Schoolcraft (1855-1912) - also known as James S. Sherman; "Sunny Jim" - of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., October 24, 1855. Son of Richard U. Sherman. Republican. Mayor of Utica, N.Y., 1884-86; U.S. Representative from New York, 1887-91, 1893-1909 (23rd District 1887-91, 25th District 1893-1903, 27th District 1903-09); Vice President of the United States, 1909-12; died in office 1912. Christian Reformed. Died in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., October 30, 1912. Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, N.Y.

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