Jean Katherine Sherier
Bart Barnes - The Washington Post Published: November 18, 2011

Jean K. Sherier, publications director

Jean K. Sherier, 88, a retired publications director at the American Physical Therapy
Association, died Nov. 6 at the Iliff Nursing Home in Dunn Loring, where she had lived
for the last seven years. She had heart ailments, said her niece, Anne M. Rutherford.

Jean Katherine Sherier was a lifelong resident of Washington’s Georgetown
neighborhood and a descendant of Conrad Sherier, an original settler of the Palisades
in Northwest Washington.

Ms. Sherier graduated from the old
Western High School (1941). She worked in the
publishing arena throughout her career in jobs that included layout, advertizing,
distribution, writing and editing.

Her employers included Mechanization Inc., a firm that published trade journals for the
coal industry, the National Concrete Masonry Association and the American Council on
Education. She retired from the American Physical Therapy Association in the late

She had no immediate survivors.