Henry Strong (ATSF)

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Henry Strong was the seventh president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

Strong was born in Helensburg, Scotland, the son of Glasgow's Consul General. When he was four years old, he and his family emigrated to the United States. Strong's early employment was in Keokuk and Burlington, Iowa.

Before his tenure as the president, he worked at the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. On May 22, 1873, Strong became president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. He held the post for about a year and resigned on May 28, 1874.

References[edit]

  • Waters, Lawrence L. (1950). Steel Trails to Santa Fe. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas.  p 49-50.
Preceded by
Ginery Twichell
Presidents of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
1873 – 1874
Succeeded by
Thomas Nickerson