Thomas Russell Sherwood (March 28, 1827 – March 28, 1896) was an American jurist.
Born in Pleasant Valley, New York, Sherwood was admitted to the New York bar in 1851 and practiced law briefly in Port Jervis, New York. In 1852, Sherwood moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan and continued to practice law. He served as the Kalamazoo city attorney. Sherwood was elected to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1882 on the Greenback Party ticket and served from 1883 to 1889. Sherwood also served as the chief justice from 1886 to 1889. He died in Chicago, Illinois.
Port Jervis is a city located at the confluence of the Neversink and the Delaware rivers in western Orange County, New York, north of the Delaware Water Gap. Its population was 8,828 at the 2010 census. The communities of Deerpark, Huguenot, Sparrowbush, and Greenville are adjacent to Port Jervis. Matamoras, Pennsylvania is across the river and connected by bridge. Montague Township, New Jersey borders here.
Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. As of the 2010 census, Kalamazoo had a population of 74,262. Kalamazoo is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 335,340 as of 2015. Kalamazoo is equidistant from the major American cities of Chicago and Detroit, each less than 150 miles away.
The Michigan Supreme Court is the highest court in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is Michigan's court of last resort and consists of seven justices. The Court is located in the Michigan Hall of Justice at 925 Ottawa Street in Lansing, the state capital.
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