Luther M. Strong
|Luther Martin Strong|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 8th district
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
|Preceded by||Darius D. Hare|
|Succeeded by||Archibald Lybrand|
|Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 13th district
January 5, 1880 – January 6, 1884
|Preceded by||Hylas Sabine|
|Succeeded by||John J. Hane|
June 23, 1838|
|Died||April 26, 1903
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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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