Strong, Schuyler

b. in New York; d. 1845. Strong was admitted to the bar and began his law practice in New York. After arriving in Springfield, Illinois, he continued to practice law and formed a partnership with John C. Doremus in 1841 that lasted only a few months. In that same year he accepted an appointment as commissioner and master in chancery for the U.S. District Court for the District of Illinois.
John Palmer, ed., The Bench and Bar of Illinois: Historical and Reminiscent (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1899), 1:174; Sangamo Journal (Springfield, Illinois), 20 August 1841, 2:4; Sangamo Journal, 5 November 1841, 2:6.