Roger Sherman was born on April 19, 1721 in Newton Massachusetts. Roger spent most of his youth life farming and learning the shoe-making trade.
political views 2
Roger Sherman married Elizabeth Hartwell and later had Three children with her.
In 1755 he became a justice of peace in Litchfield county, and he eventually rose to serve as a judge of the superior court.Roger Sherman served on Connecticut’s council of safety, and in 1784 he was elected mayor of New Haven.
contribution into the constitution
Roger Sherman was elected into the house of representatives and was an early follower of american independence from Britain.
Roger sherman passed the bar test without any formal education in the law
Roger Sherman was at Connecticut at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. he played a really big role. When delegates were deadlocked about how to divide legislative representation among large states and small states