John Strother was a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(tm) professional and member of the Financial Planning Association. He serves clients at Darnall Sikes Wealth Partners LLC in Lafayette, LA and the surrounding communities.
The Price-Strother map of North Carolina was one of the first great nineteenth-century maps of the state. It was created during the time of western expansion and rapid population growth in North Carolina.
Early Life and Education
Strother was born in Culpeper County, Virginia. He was the eldest son of George Strother, a surveyor.
John’s father died when he was seven and his mother when he was nine. He was then brought up in Louisville, Kentucky, by a maternal uncle.
Eventually, Strother began to study art. He traveled to Europe and spent two years in Rome.
After returning to the United States, he started contributing sketches to Harper’s Magazine under the name “Porte Crayon.” He continued to draw at intervals until his death.
He also wrote a series of illustrated Civil War memoirs, published by Harper’s Monthly. His diaries as consul in Mexico were also published.
John Strother was a leading political strategist and consultant who worked on campaigns for many of the United States’ most prominent politicians. His clients included Senators Lloyd Bentsen, Russell Long, John Stennis and Dennis Deconcini.
He remained active in public affairs throughout his life and was one of the surveyors for North Carolina when determining the boundary with Tennessee. He also surveyed land in Buncombe, Rutherford, Wilkes and Ashe counties in the early 1800s.
He authored Falling Up: How A Redneck Helped Invent Political Consulting (LSU Press). His family has endowed a scholarship at Northwestern University in his name and Dane Strother wrote that his father was “old school in all the best ways” and “the original political consultant.”
Achievements and Honors
Strother is a graduate of Louisiana State University. He is a political consultant and the president of Strother Ltd. He has been involved in a number of southern Democratic campaigns and is known for his close relationship with candidates like Gary Hart, Lloyd Bentsen, and Russell Long.
He is also well known as a journalist and has been awarded numerous honors for his work. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, and has been inducted into the Louisiana State University Journalism Hall of Fame.
He was also a surveyor and served in 1799 as one of John Gray Blount’s aides in the survey of Wake, Cumberland, Richmond, Anson, Montgomery, Rowan, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Lincoln, Rutherford, Burke, Wilkes, and Buncombe counties. He was later commissioned by the commissioners appointed by George Washington to lay off a portion of the Creek country following the Treaty of Fort Jackson.
John Strother is a board certified physician in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.
His career began in the United States. He completed his undergraduate studies at Penn State University, earning a degree in pre-medicine.
He then served in the Army during World War II, serving in Alaska and South Korea. After he was discharged, he attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
He remained active in local affairs, helping to settle a number of counties. He also surveyed North Carolina’s boundary with Tennessee. He also served as a marshal for Buncombe, Rutherford, Wilkes, and Ashe counties.
John Strother is an American actor who has a net worth of $28 million. He earned his wealth through his acting career.
He has a large net worth considering that most actors don’t make much money. He is a professional Movie Actor and he has been in the industry for decades.
He is a successful Actor who is best known for his villainous roles in Western films. He was a popular character actor and gained popularity for his role as the prison captain in Cool Hand Luke. He also appeared in the film McClintock, The Horse Soldiers and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.