William T. Sterling

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William T. Sterling (January 29, 1808 – January 12, 1903) was an American politician and pioneer from Wisconsin.

Born in Woodford County, Kentucky, Sterling came with Henry Dodge to the lead mines of Wisconsin.[1] Sterling served as a clerk in the Wisconsin Territorial Legislature. In 1848 and 1850, Sterling served in the Wisconsin State Assembly.[2][3][4] In 1852, Sterling platted what is now the village of Mount Sterling in Crawford County.[5] Sterling died at his daughter's home in Scott, Wisconsin in 1903.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wm. T. Sterling Dead at 95". Wisconsin State Journal. January 20, 1903. p. 3. Retrieved October 11, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  2. ^ a b "A Pioneer Gone: William T. Sterling Dies at Age of 95 Years". The Weekly Telegram. January 22, 1903. p. 12. Retrieved October 11, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, vol. 64, pp. 97, 1904.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-09. Retrieved 2010-07-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2010-07-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)