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date: 22 October 2019

Sterne, Simonlocked

(23 July 1839–22 September 1901)
  • Samuel T. McSeveney

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Sterne, Simon (23 July 1839–22 September 1901), attorney and political reformer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry Sterne, a storekeeper, and Regina (maiden name unknown). Educated in the public schools of Philadelphia, Sterne briefly attended the University of Heidelberg, then returned to his city of birth to read law. He received his legal degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1859 and joined the bar that same year....

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