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Sterling, George

Dalton Gross and MaryJean Gross

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780195082098
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:
Sterling, George

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Sterling, George (01 December 1869–17 November 1926), poet, was born in Sag Harbor, New York, the son of George Ansel Sterling, a medical doctor, and Mary Parker Havens. Sterling’s development as a poet came relatively late. His parents destined him for the priesthood and in 1886 sent him to St. Charles College in Ellicott City, Maryland, where he was strongly impressed by the lectures of the poet Father ...

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