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  • ID: I455593
  • Name: Theron Rudd STRONG
  • RELA: 6th cousin 5x removed of Spouse
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 NOV 1802 in Salisbury, Litchfield Co., CT
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1839 AND 3 MAR 1841
  • Death: 14 MAY 1873 in New York, NY
  • Note:
    STRONG, Theron Rudd, (cousin of William Strong of Pennsylvania), a Representative from New York; born in Salisbury, Conn., November 7, 1802; attended the common schools; studied law at Litchfield Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1821 and commenced practice in Palmyra, Wayne County, N.Y.; master and examiner in chancery for several years; held several local offices; district attorney of Wayne County from 1835 to 1839; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1841); member of the State assembly in 1842; associate justice of the supreme court of New York 1851-1859 and judge of the court of appeals in 1859; moved to Rochester, N.Y., in 1860 and resumed the practice of his profession; returned to New York City in 1867 and continued the practice of law until his death May 14, 1873; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Martin STRONG b: 7 DEC 1778
    Mother: Sally HARRISON b: 28 JUL 1780

    Marriage 1 Cornelia BURNS
      1. Has Children Cornelia Wheeler STRONG b: 30 APR 1844 in Palmyra, Wayne Co., NY
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