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Simon Jacob Schermerhorn (September 25, 1827 - July 21, 1901) was a United States Representative from New York.

Born in Rotterdammarker, Schenectady County, New Yorkmarker, he attended the common schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was supervisor of the town of Rotterdam in 1856, and served two terms as school commissioner; in 1862 and 1865 he was a member of the New York State Assembly. He was a director and trustee in local banks, and was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress, holding office from March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1895. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1894 and retired to his farm in Rotterdam. He died there in 1901; interment was in Viewland Cemetery.


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