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Sherman, Roger Syllabification: Sher·man, Roger
Pronunciation: /ˈSHərmən/

Definition of Sherman, Roger in English:

( 1721–93), American politician. A Connecticut legislator and jurist, he was an avid proponent of American independence. He held the distinction of having signed all of the following: the Articles of Association 1774, the Declaration of Independence 1776, the Articles of Confederation 1777, and the Constitution 1787. He served as a US senator 1791–93. See also Ellsworth, Oliver.

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