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In Columbus, the Ohio legislature re-elects John Sherman as United States senator

John Sherman, detail
01/18/1866
At the state capitol in Columbus, the Ohio Legislature re-elected John Sherman to his second term as United States Senator by a vote of 94 to 41.  Sherman, brother of William T. Sherman, had succeeded Senator Chase in 1861 when Chase joined the Cabinet. He quickly became an influential Republican senator and would serve in the Senate till 1877 and then again between 1881 and 1897.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Re-election of Senator Sherman," New York Times, January 19, 1866, p. 5. 

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