Senator Sherman West View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 9/3/1973
Birth Place: Appanoose County, IA
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 53 (1949) - 54 (1951)
Home County: Appanoose
Sherman West
Appanoose County
Moulton Democrat 3rd Senatorial District Appanoose and Davis Counties. Born August 9, 1885, on an Appanoose county farm. The son of Ezekiel and Mary R. West. Is a farmer, owning and operating the farm on which he was born. Married Hilda F. Niemeyer of Guttenberg, Iowa. Served as county commissioner of Stanley and Armstrong counties in South Dakota and member of Board of Supervisors in Appanoose county, Iowa. Long time president of the Washington Township School Board. Also president of the Granfield School District in Stanley county, South Dakota. Was nominated by a write-in vote for the Iowa State Senate in the Primary of 1948.