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    Joseph King Fenno Mansfield

    (1803 - 1862)

    Joseph King Fenno mansfield Born in New Haven Connecticut He entered West Point before he was 14 years old Graduate of West Point in 1822 second in his class Married Louisa Mather September 25 1838 They had four children He was assigned to engineering of coastal defenses Served in Mexican War 1846 to 1848 under Zachary Taylor Mansfield was promoted to brigadier general effective May 14 1861 During the battle o


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    Joseph King Fenno Mansfield

    (1803 - 1862)

    Joseph King Fenno mansfield Born in New Haven Connecticut He entered West Point before he was 14 years old Graduate of West Point in 1822 second in his class Married Louisa Mather September 25 1838 They had four children He was assigned to engineering of coastal defenses Served in Mexican War 1846 to 1848 under Zachary Taylor Mansfield was promoted to brigadier general effective May 14 1861 During the battle o


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    John Sherman

    (1823 - 1900)

    John Sherman Born in Lancaster Ohio Younger odmitted to the bar in 1844 Practiced law in mansfield and Cleveland Married Sarah Cecilia Stewart August 31 1848 Elected to the House of Representatives and served March 4 1855 to March 21 1861 Elected to the Senate to fill the vacancy left by Salmon P Chase and served March 21 1861 to March 8 1877 Appointed Secretary of the Treasury and served March 8 1877 to March 3 1881 His primary objective as Secretary was the resumption of spe


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    Charles Kennedy Burt

    (1823 - 1892)

    amp Edson which became the American Bank Note Co Burt engraved a portrait of Victoria used on postage stamps He provided many of the engravings used by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing between 1860 and 1890 Among these were Landing of the Pilgrims The Baptism of Pocahontas and portraits of Thomas Hart Benton Robert Fulton Jefferson Lincoln after a Brady photograph Joseph King mansfield George Gordon Meade Charles Sumner Martha Washington and Silas Wright He died in Brooklyn New York bio Hessler NCAB 12 NYHSD WWWA H BNR Jan 87


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    John Sherman

    (1823 - 1900)

    John Sherman Born in Lancaster Ohio Younger odmitted to the bar in 1844 Practiced law in mansfield and Cleveland Married Sarah Cecilia Stewart August 31 1848 Elected to the House of Representatives and served March 4 1855 to March 21 1861 Elected to the Senate to fill the vacancy left by Salmon P Chase and served March 21 1861 to March 8 1877 Appointed Secretary of the Treasury and served March 8 1877 to March 3 1881 His primary objective as Secretary was the resumption of spe


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