Luther M. Strong

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Luther Martin Strong
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
Preceded by Darius D. Hare
Succeeded by Archibald Lybrand
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 13th district
In office
January 5, 1880 – January 6, 1884
Preceded by Hylas Sabine
Succeeded by John J. Hane
Personal details
Born (1838-06-23)June 23, 1838
Tiffin, Ohio
Died April 26, 1903(1903-04-26) (aged 64)
Kenton, Ohio
Political party Republican

Luther Martin Strong (June 23, 1838 – April 26, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born near Tiffin, Ohio, Strong attended the common schools and Aaron Schuyler's Academy, Republic, Ohio. He taught school. He enlisted in the Forty-ninth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in 1861 and served until March 13, 1865. He studied law and was admitted to the bar by the Supreme Court of Ohio on January 30, 1867. He moved to Kenton and practiced his profession. He served as member of the board of education. He was elected to the State senate in 1879 and 1881. He was appointed judge of the court of common pleas by Governor Foster in 1883 to fill an unexpired term.

Strong was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1897). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He died in Kenton, Ohio, April 26, 1903. He was interred in Grove Cemetery.

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