SHERMAN, Father Thomas

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Father Thomas Ewing Sherman
Father Thomas Ewing Sherman arrives at
Santa Cruz Island, Christmas Day, 1929
Father Thomas Ewing Sherman at the
Chapel of the Holy Cross, Santa Cruz Island, 1929
Father Thomas Ewing Sherman riding on
Santa Cruz Island, 1929


SHERMAN, Father Thomas Ewing (1856-1933), son of the famous general of the Civil War, William Tecumseh Sherman, who became a Catholic priest. He was named after his maternal grandfather Thomas Ewing, a U.S. Senator and cabinet secretary.

In 1929, Father Thomas Sherman was living in Santa Barbara. He accepted the Caire family's invitation to celebrate the Christmas masses in the Holy Cross Chapel on Santa Cruz Island.


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