Milton Lloyd Sherman Sr

Male15 March 1905–26 July 1986

Brief Life History of Milton Lloyd

When Milton Lloyd Sherman Sr was born on 15 March 1905, in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States, his father, Cassius Henry Sherman, was 41 and his mother, Emma Matilda Dellage, was 35. He married Imogene Retta Herget on 12 July 1928, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Cumberland, Barron, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 26 July 1986, in Eureka, Woodford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Eureka, Woodford, Illinois, United States.

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Milton Lloyd Sherman Sr
Imogene Retta Herget
Marriage: 12 July 1928
Sgt Duane Roland Sherman
Milton Lloyd Sherman Jr
Terrill Lee Sherman

Sources (10)

  • M L Sherman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Milton L Shermen, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"
  • Milton Lloyd Sherman, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1928Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 1

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

    Age 1

    Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.


    Age 22

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): occupational name denoting someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from Middle English sherman, shirman, sharman ‘shearman’.

    Americanized form of North German Schürmann (see Schuermann ) and of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schermann .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from Yiddish sher ‘scissors’ + man ‘man’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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