Stern, Joseph L.; attorney; born, Toledo, O., Sept. 24, 1882; son of Adolph and Rosa Friedlander Stern; educated, Cleveland grammar and High School (West); studied law in the office of L. F. McGarth, Cleveland, and admitted to practice law in December, 1903; married, Cleveland, Feb. 28, 1907, Fannie Brown; one son, Robert William Stern; one daughter, Ruth Dorothy Stern; served two terms as solicitor for the Village of Nottingham, O., Dec. 1903, entered law practice with L. F. McGarth, under firm name of McGarth & Stern; in Oct. 1909, partnership dissolved, and began to practice alone; is now located in the Leader-News Bldg.; associated with him is M. R. Dickey, Jr.; member Chamber of Commerce, and Knights of Pythias, Cleveland Independent Aid Society, Forest City Lodge, F. & A. M., Webb Chapter, and Automobile Club; has lived in Cleveland since 1883.