Lawrence Yates Sherman Photo

Lawrence Yates Sherman

Born: Nov 8, 1858

Death: Sep 15, 1939

Birthplace: Piqua

Nationality: United States

Lawrence Yates Sherman

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1858
Date of Death : Sep 15, 1939
Birth Place : Piqua

Lawrence Yates Sherman was a Republican politician from the State of Illinois. He served as United States Senator, the 28th Lieutenant Governor, and as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. Sherman is best known for his role in preventing the ratification of the Treaty of Versailles, which kept the United States out of the League of Nations.

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