Isaac R. Sherwood

(1835-1925)

Newspaper Editor, Legislator, and Civil War Veteran
Isaac R. Sherwood
Isaac R. Sherwood

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Sherwood was a newspaper editor and printer. He served in the Civil War, attaining the rank of Major General in the Union Army.

Sherwood and his wife, Kate, had a newspaper and printing business in Bryan, OH, before coming to Toledo. He served in Congress from 1907-1921 and was the last Civil War veteran to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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