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Saturday, January 03, 2015
2nd Baron Strang 1922-2014
_. The 2nd (and last) Baron Strang, died 19 December, 2014. He was 92.
Colin Strang, was born 12 June, 1922, son of the 1st Baron Strang, GCB, GCMG, MBE (1893-1978), by his wife the former Elsie Wynne Jones (d 23 Sept, 1974), and succeeded to the barony (cr 1954), on his father's demise, 27 May, 1978.
Lord Strang was Lecturer in Philosophy, Queen's Univ, Belfast 1951-53, and King's College, Newcastle 1953-75; Prof of Philosophy, Univ of Newcast;le 1975-82, Dean of Faculty of Arts, Univ of Newcastle 1976-79, &c.
He was three times wed and elaves a daughter Caroline, from the 2nd union. The peerage now becomes extinct.
Funeral at Brodick Church, Isle of Arran, Monday 29 Dec.