Rep. Carl O. Sherman Sr. (D)

Last modified on: 09-25-2023 21:56:37

TX House Representative
(Texas House of Representatives)

Entered Office: 01-08-2019 Term Ends: 01-2025 District: 109

General Information

Profession: Businessman and Pastor Home Town: DeSoto Birthdate: 06-13-1966 Spouse: Michelle

Personal Information

B.B.A. Northwood University

H-2019 to present.
Rep. Sherman announced he will be running for U.S. Senate in 2024.

Carl O. Sherman, Sr., a husband, father, businessman and civic leader, served two-terms as the Mayor of the All-America City of DeSoto, Texas. A man of strong religious faith, Sherman presently serves as a bi-vocational minister in the role of Senior Pastor for the Church of Christ in Hutchins, Texas. Sherman’s contributions to municipal governance began in 2003, when he chaired a successful $32 million dollar general obligation bond in the City of DeSoto. Sherman was later elected to the city council in 2006, serving as mayor pro tem in 2008 and 2009. In May 2010, he was elected as the first African American Mayor of DeSoto, and was re-elected in 2013.

Office Information

Dist. 109 - Dallas (7%)

Sens. Hall, Johnson, West


Corrections; Land & Resource Management

Contact and Phone Numbers

Capitol Office:
Capitol Phone: (512) 463-0953
Zip Codes Within The District
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District Office
103 N. Dallas Avenue
Lancaster, TX 75146
(972) 227-1064


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chief of Staff/ Leg. Director Dawn Freeman (512) 463-0953 / (512) 463-5887
District Director Irma Scholes (512) 227-1064 / (512) 463-5887