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Mrs. N.R. Strong Cora Strong
Full Name: Cora Strong
Other surnames: Gray
Date of birth: September 4, 1882
Date of death: March 21, 1959

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Slocum / Anderson   Anderson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
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
  • Nelson R. Strong and Cora Gray were married on 10/4/1905, "Marriages - 1905 - Coke County, Texas." USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Mrs. N.R. Strong, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Engrossed Bills  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Health  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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