Sherwood, Carlton M(ontgomery)
Financial counselor also active in the field of parapsychology.
He was born on April 12, 1895, in Buffalo, New York. After
serving in the Army during World War I, he worked for various
agencies, mostly Christian organizations, through the next two
decades. They included the New York State Christian Endeavor
Union (1919–27), the Citizens Committee of 100 (1926–36),
and the International Society of Christian Endeavor (1926–34).
He edited Christian Endeavour World (1930–34). After two years
as the executive director of Associated Boards for Christian
Colleges in China (1934–36) he began a long tenure as presiSherman,
Harold (Morrow) Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology • 5th Ed.
dent of Pierce, Hedrick & Sherwood, counselors in institutional
Over the years he became interested in psychical research.
He joined and served on the boards of both the Parapsychology
Foundation and the American Society for Psychical Research.
He was also a member of the Society for Psychical Research,
London, and chaired the Conference on
Parapsychology and Psychedelics, New York, November 1958.
He died on September 14, 1970.
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.

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