Mrs. N.R. Strong

Cora Strong

Full Name: Cora Strong
Other surnames: Gray
Date of birth: September 4, 1882
Date of death: March 21, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Slocum / Anderson   Anderson

Terms of Service top

House District 55
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Slocum / Anderson
Counties in district: Anderson

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and biographical sketch, Cora Gray Strong, pp. 95-96. One of the first two widows of legislators elected to the Texas Legislature (with Frances Mitchell Rountree). Relatives: N.R. Strong - husband, Cora Strong - wife. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Biographical sketch, Cora Gray Strong, pp. 253-254. A Centennial History of Anderson County Texas, 1936.

Other Resources

  • Nelson R. Strong and Cora Gray were married on 10/4/1905 in Coke County. FamilySearch. Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • Cora G. Strong (1882-1959), burial in Strongs Memorial Park, Slocum, Anderson County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Mrs. Cora E. Strong, "Ex-Anderson County Representative Dies," 3/22/1959, p. 11. Tyler Courier-Times-Telegraph.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Engrossed Bills  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Health  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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