Sherman, Joseph, Lld
Sherman, Joseph, LL.D.
a Congregational minister and educator, was born at Edgecomb, Maine, March 3, 1800. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1826, was principal for six years of the Academy at North Yarmouth, studied two years at Andover, and in 1834 went to Columbia, Tennessee, as professor of ancient languages in Jackson College. For fifteen years he was connected with the college, during three of which he was its president. He died in June 1849. See Hist. of Bowdoin College, page 355. (J.C.S.)