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  • ID: I455558
  • Name: Nathan Leroy STRONG
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 NOV 1859 in Jefferson Co., PA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania BET 4 MAR 1917 AND 3 JAN 1935
  • Death: 14 DEC 1939 in Brookville, Jefferson Co., PA
  • Note:
    STRONG, Nathan Leroy, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Troy (now Summerville), Jefferson County, Pa., November 12, 1859; attended the public schools; was a telegraph operator and railroad agent 1877-1894; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1891 and commenced practice in Brookville, Jefferson County, Pa., in 1893; district attorney of Jefferson County 1895-1900; engaged in the development of mineral lands in Jefferson and Armstrong Counties 1901- 1916; president of the Mohawk Mining Co.; engaged in banking; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1917-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; resumed his former business activities; died in Brookville, Pa., December 14, 1939; interment in Brookville Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Frederic J. STRONG b: 4 APR 1825 in Albany Co., NY
    Mother: Roxanne Wolcott JAYCOX b: 21 AUG 1826 in McKean Co., PA

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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