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


Sessions Office Position District Party
1861 Representative Republican
1862 Representative Republican
1868 Representative Republican
1869 Representative Republican
1870 Representative Speaker Republican
1871 Representative Republican
Counties Potter, Tioga


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 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 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.

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