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Martin Strong

December 7, 1778
February 28, 1838
Home Town:
Salisbury, CT
Sally Harrison Strong (October 2, 1799)
Biographical Notes:
Martin Strong was the son of Colonel Adonijah and Abigail (Hale) Strong. He returned to Salisbury after attending the Litchfield Law School and practiced law sporadically. He owned a large home (which is still standing today) in Salisbury and spent much of his time running the property. Strong did serve as a senior advocate judge for the Litchfield County Court until 1829.

Years at LLS:

Profession / Service
Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
Local Posts:
Judge County Court (Litchfield County, CT)

help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
Litchfield County Bar Association Records, 1801, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany, and Company, 1849), 4.

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