03/08/1907 - 11/02/1984

SHERMAN, Louis, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, March 8, 1907 in New York City, New York County, NY; graduated, South Philadelphia High School; LL.B., Dickinson College School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), 1931; attorney; naturalization examiner, Office of Immigration and Naturalization, United States Department of Justice; acting chief consumer, Goods Section, United States Office of Public Safety; chief Investigator, Income Tax Department, Philadelphia; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1950, 1952); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1955 term; reelected to serve 8 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1973 term; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County; unsuccessful campaign, city ouncil, Philadelphia; died, November 2, 1984 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Shalom Memorial Park, Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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