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George C. Sterling, Battle Creek merchant and businessman

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dc.identifier.other h50_4930 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.willardlibrary.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/18295
dc.description George C. Sterling, born here in 1859, bought the Poulsen Department Store with his brother Fred in 1906, doing business as Sterling Brothers Department Store. While Fred managed the store, George Sterling was traveling salesman for the Buster Brown Shoe Co. In 1911, George, who was slightly deaf, was struck and killed by the Wolverine Flyer on the Michigan Central tracks near the Van Buren Street crossing. He was 52. en_US
dc.language.iso En en_US
dc.subject People Individuals en_US
dc.title George C. Sterling, Battle Creek merchant and businessman en_US
dc.type Image en_US

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