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STRANGE (Soundex S365) — See also ANGE, GANSERT, MASTRANGELI, MASTRANGELO, MATRANGA, RANGE, SARGENT, STANGE, STANGER, STRANG, STRENG, STRONG, TRANGER.

  STRANGE: See also Coram Acuff — Strange N. Cragun — Kent Strange Hall — William Washington Larsen — Robert Strange McNamara — Robert Strange Pearce — Norton Strange Townshend
  Strange, Daniel — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, French — of Opelika, Lee County, Ala. Postmaster at Opelika, Ala., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, H. B. — of Georgia. Secretary of state of Georgia, 1918-19. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, J. Q. — of Athens, McMinn County, Tenn. Postmaster at Athens, Tenn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, James B. — of Marion, Grant County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, James F. — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1909-19. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, James Magruder (b. 1818) — of Virginia. Born in 1818. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, John — of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, John B. (b. 1880) — of Grand Ledge, Eaton County, Mich. Born in 1880. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Eaton County, 1933-34; defeated, 1906, 1918, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1934; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936, 1944 (alternate); member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, Luther Johnson III (b. 1953) — also known as Luther Strange — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., March 1, 1953. Republican. Lawyer; Alabama state attorney general, 2011-17; U.S. Senator from Alabama, 2017-18; appointed 2017; defeated, 2017. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Strange, Nathaniel S. — of Smiths Grove, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, Robert (1796-1854) — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C. Born in Manchester (now part of Richmond), Va., September 20, 1796. Democrat. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Fayetteville, 1821-23, 1826; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1827-36; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1836-40. Died in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C., February 19, 1854 (age 57 years, 152 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Cumberland County, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Strange, Russell H. II (1934-2001) — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich., September 18, 1934. Republican. Tree farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1957-70 (Isabella District 1957-64, 100th District 1965-70); defeated in primary, 1970; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Chi; American Political Science Association; Rotary; Grange; Elks. Died in North Port, Sarasota County, Fla., December 6, 2001 (age 67 years, 79 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Epiphany Cathedral Memorial Garden, Venice, Fla.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Strange, Thomas W. — of North Carolina. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, W. H. — of Munfordville, Hart County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Strange, William Bryan III — Libertarian. Candidate for Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 2008, 2012; candidate for justice of Texas state supreme court, 2010. Still living as of 2012.


STRANIERE (Soundex S365) — See also BELTRANI, LABISSONIERE, LAFIENIERE, LAFRENIERE, MCCRANIE, NIERENGARTEN, RANIER, RANIERI, STARNER, STERNER, STRANIK.

  Straniere, Robert A. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1981-2004 (60th District 1981-92, 61st District 1993-2002, 62nd District 2003-04). Still living as of 2004.


STRANIK (Soundex S365) — See also BELTRANI, DRANIKOFF, KARANIKAS, KRISTAN, STRANCH, STRANIERE, STRANK, STRANKA, STRUNK.

  Stranik, Richard — of Minnetonka, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


STRANK (Soundex S365) — See also RANK, STRANCH, STRANG, STRANIK, STRANKA, STRANZ, STRUNK, TRANKLER.

  Strank, Mrs. E. G. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1945. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


STRANKA (Soundex S365) — See also BRANKAMP, STRAKA, STRANCH, STRANIK, STRANK, STRUNK, TRANKLER.

  STRANKA: See also John S. Gonas


STRANNE (Soundex S365) — See also BRANNEN, BRANNER, BRANNEY, CRANNELL, CRANNEY, LORANNE, RANNEBERGER, RANNELLS, RANNEY, SANTER, SNATER, STARNE, STEARN, STRAIN, STRAUGHAN, STRAUGHN, STRAWN, STREIN, STREINE, STRINE, STRUGHAN.

  Stranne, J. O. — of Fairfax, Gregory County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 18th District, 1933-38. Burial location unknown.


STRANSKY (Soundex S365) — See also CRANSKA, KORANSKY, PARANSKY, SIDRANSKY, STANSKY, TRANSON, TRANSOU, TRANSUE, ZABRANSKY.

  STRANSKY: See also Richard E. Guggenheim
  Stransky, Don See Donald Stransky
  Stransky, Donald — also known as Don Stransky — of Chamberlain, Brule County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1949-52, 1955-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stransky, Franklin J. — of Savanna, Carroll County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1948, 1956 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Stransky, Franklin U. — of Savanna, Carroll County, Ill. Republican. Elected Illinois state house of representatives 12th District 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stransky, John A. — of Pukwana, Brule County, S.Dak. Democrat. Real estate business; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 17th District, 1899-1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1904; candidate for Governor of South Dakota, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Stransky, Mark L. — of Plankinton, Aurora County, S.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


STRANZ (Soundex S365) — See also STARNES, STEARNES, STEARNS, STERNS, STRANG, STRANK, STRUANCE, STRUNZ.

  Stranz, Art M. — of Plano, Collin County, Tex. Mayor of Plano, Tex., 1960-62. Still living as of 1962.


STRAP (Soundex S361) — See also GILSTRAP, LASTRAPES, PRATS, SOUTHROPE, SPRATT, STIRRUP, STRAUP, STRIPE, STROP, STROPE, STROUP, STROUPE, STURRUP, TRAP.

  Strap Hanger, The Millionaire: See John Emory Andrus


STRASBOURGER (Soundex S362) — See also ASBOTH, BOSBOUS, BOURG, BOURGEOIS, BOURGER, BOURGO, BOURGOIS, BOURGUIGNON, BRASBEARS, CASBOTT, DUBOURG, FOURGEAUD, HEQUEMBOURG, LEBOURGEOIS, MARBOURG, MUTTHERSBOUGH, OSBOURN, OSBOURNE, OTTERBOURG, RASBACH, RASBAND, RASBURY, RICHBOURG, STRASBURG, STRASBURGER, STRASSBURGER, TOURGEE, WEISSBOURD.

  Strasbourger, Samuel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912; candidate in primary for New York state comptroller, 1914; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.


STRASBURG (Soundex S362) — See also ASBURY, BRASBEARS, RASBACH, RASBAND, RASBURY, STRASBOURGER, STRASBURGER, STRASSBURG.

  Strasburg, Joseph — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.


STRASBURGER (Soundex S362) — See also ASBURY, BRASBEARS, RASBACH, RASBAND, RASBURY, STRASBOURGER, STRASBURG, STRASSBURGER.

  Strasburger, Roy — of Temple, Bell County, Tex. Mayor of Temple, Tex., 1953-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Strasburger, Russell F. — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. Veterinarian; warden (borough president) of Newtown, Connecticut, 1954-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


STRASDAUSKAS (Soundex S362) — See also ASTRAUSKAS, BLEASDALE, CROASDALE, DAUS, GRABAUSKAS, HAUSDAUGHTER, HAUSKINS, KASDAN, MAUSKOPF, PUSKAS, RACKAUSKAS, STRIZAUSKAS, TAPARAUSKAS, TEASDALE.

  Strasdauskas, Robert V. — of Connecticut. Concerned Citizens candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


STRASSBURG (Soundex S362) — See also GLASSBURN, GLASSBURNER, GRASSBAUGH, HOCHSTRASSE, HOCHSTRASSER, MOSSBURG, ROSSBURG, STRASBURG, STRASSBURGER, STRASSER, STRASSHEIM, STRASSWEG, TRASS, WEISSBUCH.

  Strassburg, August — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1889. Burial location unknown.


STRASSBURGER (Soundex S362) — See also GLASSBURN, GLASSBURNER, GRASSBAUGH, HOCHSTRASSE, HOCHSTRASSER, MOSSBURG, ROSSBURG, STRASBOURGER, STRASBURGER, STRASSBURG, STRASSER, STRASSHEIM, STRASSWEG, TRASS, WEISSBUCH.

  Strassburger, Albert — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Strassburger, Ralph Beaver — also known as Ralph B. Strassburger — of Gwynedd Valley, Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924, 1936. Burial location unknown.


STRASSER (Soundex S362) — See also BRASSER, HOCHSTRASSE, HOCHSTRASSER, STRASSBURG, STRASSBURGER, STRASSHEIM, STRASSWEG, STRAUSER, STRAUSSER, STRAZAR, STROSSER, STROZIER, TRASS.

  STRASSER: See also Charles Schoenlaub
  Strasser, John — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


STRASSHEIM (Soundex S362) — See also BASSHAM, CHESSHER, GLASSHEIM, GRASSHOPPER, HOCHSTRASSE, HOCHSTRASSER, STRASSBURG, STRASSBURGER, STRASSER, STRASSWEG, SWISSHELM, TRASS.

  Strassheim, Christopher — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.


STRASSWEG (Soundex S362) — See also CRESSWELL, HOCHSTRASSE, HOCHSTRASSER, LASSWELL, ROSSWELL, STRASSBURG, STRASSBURGER, STRASSER, STRASSHEIM, SUSSWEIN, SWEGLES, SWEGMAN, TRASS.

  Strassweg, Jack See Reinhard Mathias Strassweg
  Strassweg, Reinhard Mathias (1911-1987) — also known as Jack Strassweg — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., November 30, 1911. Republican. Insurance and real estate business; member of Indiana state senate, 1943-44. Member, Kiwanis. Died, in St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., March 18, 1987 (age 75 years, 108 days). Interment at Alexander Memorial Park, Evansville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert Arthur Strassweg (1886-1967) and Alma Christina (Hallenberger) Strassweg (1888-1970); married to Lois Mae Baldwin (1911-1973) and Thelma Louise Hoskinson (1928-2013).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


STRATER (Soundex S363) — See also BRATER, CRATER, DEPRATER, FRATER, PRATER, STATER, STRADER, STRATES, STRATOR, STRAWTHER, STREATER, STREETER, STREETOR, STRITAR, STROTHER.

  Strater, Jeff — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


STRATES (Soundex S363) — See also CRATES, DEFRATES, STATES, STRATER, STRATOS.

  STRATES: See also Lee Alexander


STRATFORD (Soundex S363) — See also CHATFIELD, GLATFELTER, HATFIELD, RATFORD, STRADFORD, WATFORD.

  STRATFORD: See also Stratford Lee Morton
  Stratford, Stan — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 33rd District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Stratford, William J. — of Forest City, Susquehanna County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Forest City, Pa., 1949-81. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


STRATHMAN (Soundex S363) — See also GATHMAN, GWATHMEY, HARTRATH, HEATHMAN, STRATHWELL, STRATMAN, STRATTMAN, STRODTMAN.

  Strathman, Dwight C. — of Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Cornwall, 1904. Burial location unknown.


STRATHWELL (Soundex S363) — See also BARTHWELL, BOTHWELL, BRATHWAITE, BRATHWELL, BROTHWELL, CLATHWORTHY, GRATHWOHL, HARTRATH, HATHWAY, HATHWELL, ROTHWELL, SOUTHWELL, STRATHMAN.

  STRATHWELL: See also Strathwell Johnson


STRATMAN (Soundex S363) — See also STRATHMAN, STRATTMAN, STRODTMAN.

  Stratman, Frank H. — of Illinois. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Stratman, Greg — Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 62nd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Stratman, Herman W. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Stratman, J. — of California. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1868. Burial location unknown.


STRATON (Soundex S363) — See also BRANSTRATOR, GRATON, PERATONER, SOUTHERTON, STARTIN, STATON, STIRTON, STRATOR, STRATOS, STRATTON, STREETON, STRETTON.

  Straton, John Roach (1875-1929) — of Baltimore, Md.; Norfolk, Va.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., April 6, 1875. Democrat. Pastor; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1912, 1924. Baptist. He was a creationist who led a campaign against the teaching of evolution, and a strong supporter of alcohol prohibition. During the 1928 presidential campaign, he strongly opposed the candidacy of Democratic nominee Al Smith, who was Catholic and "wet" (anti-Prohibition). Died in Clifton Springs, Ontario County, N.Y., October 29, 1929 (age 54 years, 206 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Henry Douglas Straton and Julia Rebecca (Carter) Straton; married, November 2, 1903, to Georgia Hillyer.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Straton, Joseph B. — of Mingo County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1917. Burial location unknown.
William Straton Straton, William (1821-1903) — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Logan County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 14, 1821. Lawyer; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1871-77. Died in Logan, Logan County, W.Va., June 29, 1903 (age 82 years, 76 days). Interment at Stratton Cemetery, Logan, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Straton and Polly (Henderson) Straton; married, September 13, 1849, to Mary Ann Perry (1831-1896); father of Vicie Straton (1861-1927; who married James Andrew Nighbert (1832-1898)).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia and Its People (1913)


STRATOR (Soundex S363) — See also BRANSTRATOR, LIBERATOR, MURATORI, ORATOR, REFRIGERATOR, STRATER, STRATON, STRATOS, STRAWTHER, STREATER, STREETER, STREETOR, STRITAR, STROTHER.

  Strator, F. C. — of Saline County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Saline County, 1920. Burial location unknown.


STRATOS (Soundex S363) — See also BRANSTRATOR, CAPATOSTO, COLLATOS, GATOS, GEORGATOS, MATOS, SPIRATOS, STRATES, STRATON, STRATOR, TATOSIAN.

  Stratos, Joseph — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Still living as of 1984.


STRATTMAN (Soundex S363) — See also CONTRATTO, KATTMEIERER, LATTMAN, SCHATTMAN, STRATHMAN, STRATMAN, STRATTON, STRODTMAN, TRATTLER.

  Strattman, Charles M. — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Strattman, George — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Strattman, Herman — of Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodbury, 1926. Burial location unknown.


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