Representative Ulysses Sherman Alderman View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 5/14/1926
Birth Place: Nevada, IA
Birth County: Story
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 38 (1919)
Home County: Story
Ulysses Sherman Alderman
Story County

ULYSSES S. ALDERMAN was born in Nevada, Iowa, August 2, 1865, and died at his home in that city May 14, 1926. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore E. Alderman, established the first home on the present site of Nevada. Ulysses attended common school there and was graduated from the Nevada High School in 1883. He then engaged in the hardware business with his father, following that vocation until 1895, when he entered the Law Department of the University of Iowa and was graduated therefrom in 1897. He began the practice at Nevada, which he continued with success until his death. He was active in public and civic affairs. During the World War he was a leader in Red Cross organizations in his county, and in Liberty Loan drives and other patriotic work. In 1918 he was·elected representative and served in the Thirty-eighth General Assembly.