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Nelson R. Strong

N. R. Strong
Full Name: Nelson R. Strong
Birth date: February 11, 1862
Death date: February 26, 1930

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st (1) Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 2/26/1930
    Democrat
(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

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Palestine Solon Died Wednesday; Second in Week," 2/27/1930, p. 3. Bryan Eagle .
  • 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.
  • 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 . 1920 1880
  • 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.

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