James Strong (U.S. politician)

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James Strong
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from 's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1821
Preceded by Philip J. Schuyler
Succeeded by Walter Patterson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from 's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1831
Preceded by Richard McCarty
Succeeded by John King
Personal details
Born 1783
Windham, Connecticut, USA
Died August 8, 1847
Chester, New Jersey, USA
Political party Federalist,
Adams-Clay Federalist,
Adams,
Anti-Jacksonian

James Strong (1783 – August 8, 1847) was a United States Representative from New York.

Strong was born in Windham, Connecticut in 1783. He graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington, Vermont in 1806, and moved to Hudson, New York.

Strong was elected as Federalist to the 16th United States Congress (March 4, 1819, to March 3, 1821); elected as an Adams-Clay Federalist to the 18th United States Congress, reelected as an Adams candidate to the 19th and 20th United States Congress, and elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the 21st United States Congress (March 4, 1823, to March 3, 1831); chairman, Committee on Territories (19th and 20th Congresses); died in Chester, New Jersey on August 8, 1847.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Philip J. Schuyler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 5th congressional district

1819–1821
Succeeded by
Walter Patterson
Preceded by
Richard McCarty
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district

1823–1831
Succeeded by
John King