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Senate Committees:

82nd General Assembly – Conservation, Parks and Tourism; Corrections; Corrections (statutory); Criminal Jurisprudence; Legislative Research (statutory); Municipal Corporations, Railroads, Private Corporations, Urban Affairs and Housing; State Departments and Governmental Affairs.

83rd General Assembly – Agriculture, Conservation and Parks; Corrections and Problems (statutory); Criminal Jurisprudence; Legislative Research (statutory); Public Health and Welfare; Urban Affairs and Industrial Development (statutory).

84th General Assembly – Administrative Rules (statutory); Agriculture, Conservation and Parks; Corrections (statutory); Criminal Jurisprudence; and Public Health and Welfare.

85th General Assembly – Administrative Rules (statutory); Agriculture and Agri-Business; Correctional Institutions and Problems (statutory); Criminal Jurisprudence; Energy and Environment; and Public Health and Welfare.

James Richard Strong served the people of the 6th District (Cole, Maries, Moniteau, Osage and Pulaski counties). Born in Marshfield, he received his education from Jefferson City schools. Senator Strong served in the U.S. Navy with the USS Phoenix at Pearl Harbor from 1939-1946. He worked in the commercial rental industry; was a cattle farmer; and was director of a savings and loan company. He was elected to the House of Representatives and served from 1973-1982. Senator Strong was elected to the Senate in 1982 and 1986. (Republican)

Official Manual of the State of Missouri: 1989-1990