William STRONG, Congress, VT (1763-1840)


STRONG, William, a Representative from Vermont; born in Lebanon, Conn., in 1763; moved with his parents to Hartford, Vt.; in 1764; self-educated; engaged extensively in land surveying; member of the State house of representatives in 1798, 1799, 1801, and 1802; sheriff of Windsor County from 1802 to 1810; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth and Thirteenth Congresses (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1815); again a member of the State house of representatives 1815-1818; judge of the supreme court of Windsor County 1819-1821; elected to the Sixteenth Congress (March 4, 1819-March 3, 1821); member of the council of censors in 1834; died in Hartford, Windsor County, Vt., January 28, 1840; interment in Quechee Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present