09/28/1870 - 04/26/1945

STERLING, Bruce Foster, a Representative from Fayette County; born, September 28, 1870 in Masontown, Fayette County, Pa.; attended, Southwestern Normal School (now Pennsylvania Western University, California); attended, Waynesburg College; graduated, law department, West Virginia University, 1895; attorney; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1906; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1908); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1912, 1920, 1924); elected, United States Congress (1917-1919); unsuccessful campaign for reelection, United States Congress (1918); member, Democratic State Committee (chair, 1921-1922); elected, register of wills and clerk of Orphans Court, Fayette County (1935-1945); died, April 26, 1945 in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

Congressional Biography

After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Bruce Foster Sterling went on to serve in congress

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