Sherman Booth Photo

Sherman Booth

Born: Sep 25, 1812

Death: Aug 10, 1904

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Sherman Booth

Date of Birth : Sep 25, 1812
Date of Death : Aug 10, 1904
Birth Place : United States of America

Sherman Booth was an abolitionist, editor and politician in Wisconsin, and was instrumental in forming the Liberty Party, the Free Soil Party and the Republican Party. He became known nationally after helping instigate a jailbreak for a runaway slave in violation of the Fugitive Slave Act.

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