Sherman Parkinson LLOYD, Congress, UT


LLOYD, Sherman Parkinson, a Representative from Utah; born in St. Anthony, Fremont County, Idaho, January 11, 1914; attended St. Anthony and Rexburg public schools; Utah State University at Logan, B.S., 1935 and from George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., LL.B., 1939; was admitted to the bar in 1939 and began practice of law in Salt Lake City, Utah; general counsel for Utah Retail Grocers Association 1940-1962; member of the State senate, 1954-1962, serving as majority leader in 1957, president in 1959, and minority leader in 1961; member of Utah Legislative Council, 1957-1961, chairman, 1959-1961; served as Utah representative on board of managers of Council of State Governments, 1959-1961; chairman, Council of State Governments Committee on State Taxation of Interstate Income, 1961-1962; director of Beehive State Bank, 1960-1966; delegate, State conventions 1960, 1962, 1964, and 1966; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1960; unsuccessful candidate in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress, November 6, 1962 (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); was not a candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for the United States Senate; returned to Utah to become vice president of Prudential Federal Savings, in charge of public relations; lecturer at the University of Utah; elected to the Ninetieth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress; appointed assistant director of the United States Information Agency in 1973; again returned to Utah to teach at Utah State University, 1973-1974; named trade specialist in charge of the Utah office of the Department of Commerce in 1974; unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1976 to the United States Senate; became an editor and publisher; resided in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he died, December 15, 1979; interment in Salt Lake City Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present