John William Sterling, lawyer. Member firm Shearman & Sterling.
Sterling, John William was born in May 1844. Son of Captain John William and Catherine Tomlinson (Plant) Sterling.
Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1864, A.M., 1869. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1867. (Doctor of Laws, Yale, 1893).
Unmarried. Director National City Bank, Bond & Mortgage Guarantee Company, Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway, Consolidated, New Amsterdam, Standard, Northern Union and Central Union gas companies, Northern Westchester Lighting Company, Peekskill Lighting & Railroad Company, etc. Trustee New York Trust Company.