The surname Strom was first found in Mecklenburg and Pomerania, where the name became known for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society in northern Germany. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Chronicles first mention Arnold Storm of Rostock in 1283, and M. Stormere, also of Rostock, in 1302.
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Prominent bearers of the name Strom at this time were Theodor Woldsen Storm (1817-88), who was one of the greatest writers of the later 19th century. He came from... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Strom Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Wheaton L. Strom (1914-1978), American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Delta County, 1942; Candidate for University of Michigan Board of Regents, 1951 
Shirley Strom, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1972 
Joel Strom, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008 
J. Preston Strom Jr., American politician, U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, 1993-96 
Edward B. Strom (1887-1977), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1921-22; Defeated in primary, 1922 
Carl Walther Strom (1899-1969), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, 1956; Bolivia, 1959-61 
Arthur C. E. Strom, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1940 
A. A. Strom, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908 
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