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N. R. Strong Nelson R. Strong
Full Name: Nelson R. Strong
Date of birth: February 11, 1862
Date of death: February 26, 1930

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 8, 1929 - Feb 26, 1930 41st (1)   Democrat Slocum / Anderson   Anderson
(1) N.R. Strong, excused from 3rd Called Session through the 5th Called Session, died 2/26/1930. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 41st Legislature, 5th C.S., 2/26/1930, pp. 174-175. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Cora Gray Strong, pp. 95-96. One of the first two widows of legislators elected to the Texas Legislature (with Frances Mitchell Rountree.) Relatives: N.R. Strong - husband, Cora Strong - wife. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Palestine Solon Died Wednesday; Second in Week," 2/27/1930, p. 3. Bryan Eagle.
  • Census of 1880 - Nelson R. Strong, Stephenson County, Illinois, age 18, son of Nelson and Ellen Strong.
    Census of 1920 - Nelson Strong, Anderson County, Texas, age 57, born circa 1863 in Illinois, spouse Cora, mother Ellen Strong. FamilySearch. 1880 1920
  • Col N.R. Strong, birth date 2/11/1862, death date 2/26/1930, interment in Strongs Memorial Park, Slocum, Anderson County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "First Mayor of City Succumbs," 2/27/1930, p. 1. Port Arthur News.
  • Nelson R. Strong and Cora Gray were married on 10/4/1905, "Marriages - 1905 - Coke County, Texas." USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. N. R. Strong, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Liquor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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