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DANIEL LEE SHERWOOD


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1842 Democrat
1843 Democrat
1877 Democrat
1878 Democrat
1879-1880 Democrat
 Counties   Northumberland, Potter, Tioga

Biography

12/05/1809 - 10/07/1866

Potter and Tioga Counties (1842-1843), Northumberland County (1877-1880)

SHERWOOD, Daniel Lee, a Representative from Northumberland, Potter and Tioga Counties; born, December 5, 1809 in Marathon, Courtland County, NY; engaged, lumber business; farmer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1841 and 1842; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1843); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1843-1846); elected, Senate Speaker pro tempore (1846); unsuccessful campaign, canal commissioner (1854); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1856); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1859); reelected to the House in 1876, 1877 and 1878; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1879); died, October 7, 1886 in the city of Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.