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Bruce Foster Sterling (September 28, 1870 – January 28, 1946) was a Democrat member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Bruce Foster Sterling was born in Masontown, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools of Masontown and the California State Normal School in California, Pennsylvania.

He graduated from West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, in 1895. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1896 and commenced practice in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1906 and was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1912, 1920, and 1924.

Sterling was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918. He resumed the practice of law. He was elected register of wills and clerk of the orphans court of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in 1935, 1939, and 1943.

He died at Uniontown, aged 75, and was interred in Oak Grove Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert F. Hopwood
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district

1917 - 1919
Succeeded by
Samuel A. Kendall


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