Roger Sherman Delegate Research

By: Maddy Koppelman

What state did he represent?


Regular Jobs

Lawyer, Merchant, Public Security Interests, Cobbler

Constitutional Convention Role

One of two delegates who signed all three of the nation's documents

Feelings in Major Issues

He did not like the Virginia plan, where the amount of representatives for the state depended on the population. Roger Sherman believed that the people should not have too much democracy.

Let us live no more to ourselves,

but to Him who loved us,

and gave Himself to die for us.

-Roger Sherman

Interesting Fact

Sherman led effort to rebuild the “Great Bridge” over the Housatonic River, which was carried away by the flood of 1755