Michael L. Strauss, AG


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Strauss, Michael L


Michael L. Strauss, AG®, is a professional Accredited Genealogist® (ICAPGen), and a nationally recognized speaker. A native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Utah, he has been employed as a Forensic Investigator for more than 25 years. Strauss holds a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is a qualified expert witness in the courts in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Michael is featured on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems with his monthly segment of “Military Minutes.” Strauss is a faculty member at SLIG, GRIP, and IGHR where he is the Military Course Coordinator.


  • Course One — Methods & Sources
  • Course Two — Intermediate Genealogy & Historical Studies
  • Course Three — Advanced Methodology & Evidence Analysis
  • Course Six — Military Records III: Advanced Research & Methodology – Course Coordinator
  • Course Eleven — Researching African American Ancestors: Government Documents & Advanced Tools