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Julius Levi Strong (November 8, 1828 – September 7, 1872) was an American politician from Connecticut who served as a Republican Party (United States), Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1869 to 1872.


Early life and education

Strong was born in Bolton, Connecticut. He attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut for one year before transferring to Union College (New York), Union College in Schenectady, New York. He left Union college in 1852 to study law at State and National Law School in Ballston Spa, New York.


Career

He served as member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1852 and the Connecticut Senate in 1853. He read law under Martin Welles and was Admission to the bar in the United States, admitted to the bar in 1853 and commenced practice in Hartford, Connecticut. He served as a member of the State house of representatives for a second time in 1855. He served as prosecuting attorney in 1864 and 1865. He served as president of the common council. Strong was elected as a Republican Party (United States), Republican to the 41st United States Congress, Forty-first and 42nd United States Congress, Forty-second Congresses and served from March 4, 1869, until his death in Hartford, Connecticut on September 7, 1872. He was interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford, Connecticut), Cedar Hill Cemetery.


See also

*List of United States Congress members who died in office (1790–1899)


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