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Bruce Foster STERLING

STERLING, Bruce Foster, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Masontown, Fayette County, Pa., September 28, 1870; attended the public schools of Masontown and the California State Normal …

Donald Sterling

Name at birth: Donald TokowitzDonald Sterling is the NBA owner who was banned from the league for life in 2014 for making racially insensitive remarks. Donald Sterling was born David Tokowitz in Chica…

Sterling PRICE

PRICE, Sterling, a Representative from Missouri; was born near Farmville, Prince Edward County, Va., on September 20, 1809; completed preparatory studies and attended Hampden-Sidney College, Vi…

Ansel STERLING

STERLING, Ansel, (brother of Micah Sterling), a Representative from Connecticut; born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., February 3, 1782; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted…

Micah STERLING

STERLING, Micah, (brother of Ansel Sterling), a Representative from New York; born in Lyme, Conn., November 5, 1784; was graduated from Yale College in 1804; studied law at the Litchfield (Conn…

Thomas STERLING

Senate Years of Service: 1913-1925Party: RepublicanSTERLING, Thomas, (brother of John Allen Sterling), a Senator from South Dakota; born near Amanda, Fairfield County, Ohio, February 21, 1851; …

Blanche Bruce

Blanche Kelso Bruce, the son of a black slave and a white plantation owner, was the first African-American to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate. Blanche Bruce was born into slavery in Virginia, bu…

Lenny Bruce

Name at birth: Leonard Alfred SchneiderAn American counterculture icon from the 1960s, Lenny Bruce's obscenity-laced social satire paved the way for modern stand-up comedians ranging from George Carli…

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee is the granddaddy of high-kicking, fist-fighting movie martial artists. Bruce Lee got his start in America as Kato, the sidekick in the jokey 1960's TV series The Green Hornet. Later he went…

Bruce Springsteen

Name at birth: Bruce Frederick Joseph SpringsteenBruce Springsteen released his debut album Greetings from Asbury Park in 1973, but it was his second album, The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuff…