“He is a member of the Boys’ and Girls’ Aid society; a director in the Pacific Fire Insurance Co.; a member of the board of trustees of the First Congregational church, and was one of the first members of the Portland Library, and has a perpetual membership therein.
“Mr. Strowbridge has steadily refused all political offices, except that in June, 1888, he suffered his name to be used in nomination as representative from Multnomah co.; and his popularity was attested by the largest majority on the whole legislative ticket, as he received 6,052 votes out of 9,384 cast.
“They have a delightful home, with all the Surroundings of comfort, refinement and wealth.”—(From the “North-west History of Oregon and Washington.
CHILDREN OF JOSEPH ALFRED AND MARY H. (BODMAN) STROWBRIDGE
ALL BORN IN PORTLAND, ORE.
37 i. ALFRED B.4, b. May 15, 1865, a few years since was on a farm about twenty miles from Portland; has since rented his farm and gone
into business in Portland with his uncle, Mr. Bodman. They are doing a fine business in guns, pistols, fine cutlery, and sporting goods.
38 ii. GEORGE H., 1). Dec. 3, 1866.
39 iii. JOSEPH A., b. Nov. 23, 1870.
40 iv. MARY H., b. Sept. 1, 1874.
41 v. HENRY J., b. Dec. 12, 1879.
JOHN STROWBRIDGE3, son of PHILIP MAUS (4), was b. in Ohio ; m. and res. (1890) at Sandy, Ore.
42 i. FRANK W.4
43 ii. ROSE, m. —— ELLIOT.
44 iii. JOHN A.
BENJAMIN ZELLEY STRAWBRIDGE3, son of DR. GEORGE F. H. (6), was b. in Berks co., Pa., Feb. 26, 1836; m. 1864, in Indiana, ISABELLA HOLT, who was b. Feb., 1847, in Deer Creek, township of Delphi, Carroll co., Ind.; res. at Philadelphia; is a member of the firm of Strawbridge & Clothier in that city.
BORN IN DELPHI, CARROLL CO., IND.
45 i. EMILY P.4, b. Aug., 1865.
46 ii. VINE H., b. Sept., 1867.
47 iii. GEORGE H., b. Feb., 1872.