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Guide to the Byron D. Sher Papers
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Collection contains mostly teaching files from Sher's time at Harvard Law School, Southern Methodist University, and Stanford Law School. Other miscellaneous files include correspondence, resumes and CVs, and some books belonging to Sher.
Byron D. Sher was born February 7, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. Sher is an American Democratic politician who served in the California State Senate from 1996 to 2004, and in the California State Assembly between 1980 and 1996. He received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis and his JD from Harvard Law School. Before beginning his political career, Sher taught at several schools, including Harvard Law School, Southern Methodist University, and was a longtime professor at Stanford Law School.
18 Linear feet
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