Sterling Galt (born December 11, 1865 in Washington, DC; died December 28, 1922 in Emmitsburg, PA) was president of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1886-1887 season. One of his undergraduate poems was collected in Arcade Echoes, a book collecting works from the Virginia University Magazine. He attended the University of Virginia beginning in the 1885-1886 session, and by 1886-1887 was studying general chemistry, modern languages, and moral philosophy. He was also the manager and stage director of the Minstrel Troupe in 1886-1887.
In addition to the University he attended Gettysburg College, and Columbia Law School; he received an honorary LL.D. from St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg. He became publisher of the Emmitsburg (PA) Weekly Chronicle from 1906 to 1918. He also held a number of public positions, including positions on the board of visitors of the Maryland State School for the Deaf, the State Library Commission and the State Board of Education. His brother Norman Galt was married to Edith Bolling, who after the death of her husband became the second Mrs. Woodrow Wilson.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Sterling Galt". Ancestry.com. http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1524602/person/-91457644. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
- ↑ Brechin, A.C., ed (1894). Arcade Echoes. pp. 99ff. http://books.google.com/books?id=cABKAAAAIAAJ&dq=%22sterling%20galt%22%20virginia&pg=PA99#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- ↑ University of Virginia annual announcements, with a catalogue of the officers and students of the University of Virginia, 1886-1887. 1886. p. 8. http://xtf.lib.virginia.edu/xtf/view?docId=2005_Q4_3/uvaBook/tei/z000000160.xml;chunk.id=d8;toc.depth=1;toc.id=d8;brand=default;query=galt#1.
- ↑ "Minstrel Troupe". UVa Library Exhibit: American Theatre. http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/theatre/lg_html/Minstrel.html. Retrieved 2014-10-20.