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BUTLER B. STRANG


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The Biographical Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania of the Ninteenth Century.  Philadelphia: Galaxy Publishing Company, 1874.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1861 People's Republican
1862 People's Republican
1868 Republican
1869 Republican
1870 Speaker Republican
1871 Republican
 Counties   Potter, Tioga

Biography

03/16/1829 - 05/10/1884

STRANG, Butler B., a Representative from Potter and Tioga Counties; born, March 16, 1829 in  Greenwood Township, Steuben County, NY; employed, family mercantile store; attorney-at-law; elected, District Attorney, Tioga County (1856-1859); elected, burgess, Westfield; elected as a People's Party Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1861 and 1862 terms, not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1863 term; reelected to the House as a Republican for the 1868, 1869, 1870 and 1871 terms; elected, Speaker (1870); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1871); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1871-1876); elected, Speaker of the Senate (1873-1876); appointed, United States Marshall, Dakota Territory (1882-1883); died, May 10, 1884 in Westfield, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; interred, Potter Brook Cemetery, Potter Brook, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.