STRONG, Julius Levi, (1828 - 1872)


STRONG, Julius Levi, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Bolton, Tolland County, Conn., November 8, 1828; attended Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., and Union College, Schenectady, N.Y.; member of the state house of representatives in 1852; served in the state senate in 1853; studied law at National Law School, Balston Spa, N.Y.; was admitted to the bar in 1853 and commenced practice in Hartford, Conn.; again a member of the state house of representatives in 1855; prosecuting attorney in 1864 and 1865; president of the common council; Connecticut statewide elections for the Forty-first Congress were held on April 5, 1869; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first and Forty-second Congresses and served until his death in Hartford, Conn., September 7, 1872 (April 9, 1869-September 7, 1872); interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery.