Theron Rudd Strong served in 1858. Born in Salisbury, Conn., Nov. 7, 1802. District attorney, Wayne County, 1835-1839. Representative to Congress, 1839-1841. Member, state legislature, 1842. State supreme court justice, 1852-1860. Died in New York City, May 14, 1873. Author, Landmarks of Lawyer’s Lifetime, Joseph H. Choate, New York (1914). Internment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.; see http://bioguide.congress.gov. Obituary, The New York Times, May 15, 1873. See 1 McAdam, History of the Bench and Bar of New York, New York History Co. (1897), p. 488. Portrait is at Appellate Division, Fourth Department.
This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.