Nelson R. Strong
Full Name: Nelson R. Strong
Date of birth: February 11, 1862
Date of death: February 26, 1930
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 8, 1929 - Feb 26, 1930
Slocum / Anderson
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
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
- 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.
- Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 2/16/1929, p. 8.
- Obituary, "Palestine Solon Died Wednesday; Second in Week," 2/27/1930, p. 3.
- 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.
- Nelson R. Strong and Cora Gray were married on 10/4/1905 in Coke County.
FamilySearch. Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
- Col. N.R. Strong, birth date 2/11/1862 in Illinois, death date 2/26/1930 in Palestine, Anderson County, Texas.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Col. N.R. Strong (1862-1930), burial in Strongs Memorial Park, Slocum, Anderson County.
Find a Grave.
- Obituary, "First Mayor of City Succumbs," 2/27/1930, p. 1.
Port Arthur News.
N.R. Strong, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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