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STERN, DAVID, VISCOUNT DE:

English banker; born in Frankfort-on-the-Main; died in London Jan. 19, 1877. He was a member of a prominent family descendants of which established banking-houses in different European capitals. The title of viscount was bestowed upon him in 1869 by the King of Portugal in recognition of the part taken by his firm in floating Portuguese loans. He was a member of the Commission of Lieutenancy of the City of London, and was a director of the Imperial Bank. David de Stern married a daughter of Aaron Asher Goldsmid, and was succeeded in the title by his son Sydney de Stern, later created Baron Wandsworth.

Bibliography:
  • Jew. Chron. Jan. 26, 1877.
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