Henry Strong (ATSF)

Henry Strong was the seventh president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

Strong was born in Helensburg, Scotland, the son of Glasgow's Consul General. When he was four years old, he and his family emigrated to the United States. Strong's early employment was in Keokuk and Burlington, Iowa.

Before his tenure as the president, he worked at the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. On May 22 1873, Strong became president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. He held the post for about a year and resigned on May 28 1874.

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