Hershel C. Sherrill

Hershel Carroll Sherrill

Full Name: Hershel Carroll Sherrill
Date of birth: October 13, 1926
Date of death: July 15, 1994

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat McDade / Bastrop   Bastrop, Burleson, Lee

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, Seaman First Class, World War II. Military grave marker, Hershel C. Sherrill, birth date 10/13/1926, death date 7/15/1994, burial in Houston National Cemetery. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Hershel Carroll Sherrill, death date 7/15/1994 in Harris County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Candidate announcement and photo, "Hershel C. Sherrill Announces for Representative," The Elgin Courier, 6/21/1956, p. 1. Sample ballot, Democratic primary election, Elgin Courier, 7/26/1956, p. 2. Primary election results, Elgin Courier and Four County News , 8/2/1956, p. 1. "Hershel C. Sherrill of McDade, a young farmer, and a first-timer in politics, defeated Walter Schulz, Lexington newspaper publisher . . . Sherrill succeeds veteran legislator, Henry Lehman of Giddings, who did not make the race this year." Crediting Elgin Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). August 2, 1956 July 26, 1956 June 21, 1956


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

55th R.S. - 1957
Banks and Banking  
Highways and Roads  
Public Printing  

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