True Strong

True Strong

Full Name: Francis True Strong
Date of birth: February 18, 1888
Date of death: February 20, 1941

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50-1 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

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House District 50-1
Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927
Legislatures: 39th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Dallas / Dallas
Counties in district: Dallas

Biographical Information top

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "True Strong, Formerly of Dallas, Dies: Texas Representative in 1925 Succumbs at Hospital in Illinois . . . World War Veteran and Lawyer Passes," 2/22/1941, p. 3. Dallas Morning News.
  • Obituary, "Former Resident of Denton Succumbs," 2/22/1941, p. 2. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Census of 1900 - Francis T. Strong, Montague County, age 12, born February 1888 in Texas, son of Sterling O. and Alice S. Strong.
    Census of 1910 - True Strong, Dallas, Dallas County, age 22, born circa 1888 in Texas, collector, son of Sterling P. and Alice S. Strong.
    Census of 1920 - True Strong, Dallas, Dallas County, age 32, born circa 1888 in Texas, wife Mary.
    True Strong, birth date 2/18/1888 in Texas; death date 2/20/1941 in Proviso, Cook County, Illinois; burial in Dallas. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998
  • True Strong, birth date 2/18/1888, death date 2/20/1941, burial in Oak Cliff Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County. Find a Grave.
  • "'Eyes of Texas' for State Song: Dallas Solon Wants 'U' Anthem Adopted", 2/18/1925, p. 10. Port Arthur News.
  • "Strong Would Defeat His Own Boxing Measure," 1/29/1925, p. 15. San Antonio Express.


  • Photograph. True Strong, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
Revenue and Taxation (Vice Chair) 
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