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(Encyclopedia) Sterling. 1 City (1990 pop. 10,362), seat of Logan co., NE Colo., on the South Platte River; inc. 1884. It is the trading and shipping center of an agricultural area (grain, cattle,?


(Encyclopedia) Bruce, Scottish royal family descended from an 11th-century Norman duke, Robert de Brus. He aided William I in his conquest of England (1066) and was given lands in England. His son?

Bruce Foster STERLING, Congress, PA (1870-1945)

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?

Sterling Heights

(Encyclopedia) Sterling Heights, city (1990 pop. 117,810), Macomb co., SE Mich., on the Clinton River; platted 1835 as Jefferson Township, renamed 1838, inc. 1968. Largely rural until the mid-20th?

Morton, Julius Sterling

(Encyclopedia) Morton, Julius Sterling, 1832?1902, American cabinet officer, b. Adams, N.Y. He settled (1854) in Nebraska, founded the Nebraska City News, and served (1858?61) as territorial?

Boyle, Willard Sterling

(Encyclopedia) Boyle, Willard Sterling, 1924?2011, Canadian-American solid-state physicist, b. Amherst, N.S., Canada, Ph.D. McGill Univ., Montreal, 1950. Boyle was a researcher at Bell Laboratories?

Price, Sterling

(Encyclopedia) Price, Sterling, 1809?67, Confederate general in the American Civil War, b. Prince Edward co., Va. After moving to Missouri, he practiced law and entered politics. He served in?

Robert the Bruce

(Encyclopedia) Robert the Bruce: see Robert I, king of Scotland.

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?

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,?