Paul H. Sherman

1909 - 1945


Trooper First Class Paul H. Sherman, a six year veteran of the Delaware State Police, was fatally injured in a collision with a Baltimore and Ohio Railroad passenger train on October 16, 1945. Trooper Sherman was pulled from the wreckage and rushed to the Wilmington General Hospital where he expired.

Trooper Sherman studied law at Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania and business at Columbia University in New York City prior to enlisting in the state police. At the time of his death Trooper Sherman was married to Margaret Elizabeth. The couple had two children, John Henry and Sandra Lee. The funeral for Paul Sherman was held at the Hearn Funeral Home and with full honors, his body was laid to rest at Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, Delaware.