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Strang, Baron (UK, 1954 - 2014)

 

Creation: let. pat. 16 Jan 1954

 

Extinct: 19 Dec 2014

 

Family name: Strang

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Arms:

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William [Strang], 1st Baron Strang, GCB GCMG MBE

1st son of James Strang, of Englefield, co. Berkshire, by his wife Margaret Steven, dau. of William Steven, of Temples, Eaglesham, co. Renfrew

born

2 Jan 1893

mar.

1 Mar 1920 Elsie Wynne Jones (d. 23 Sep 1974), dau. of Josiah Edward Jones, of Addiscombe, co. Surrey

children

1. Hon Colin Strang, later 2nd Baron Strang

1. Hon Jean Strang (b. 17 Apr 1921; d. 21 Oct 1988)

died

27 May 1978

created

16 Jan 1954 Baron Strang, of Stonesfield in the County of Oxford

suc.by

son

note

careerdiplomat: 3rd Secretary Belgrade 1919, 2nd Secretary 1920, Foreign Office 1922, 1st Secretary 1925, Counsellor Moscow 1933-33, Foreign Office 1933, Assistant Under-Secretary 1939-43, UK Representative European Advisory Commission 1943-45, Political Advisor to Commander-in-Chief British Forces of Occupation, Germany 1945-47, Permanent Under Secretary Foreign Office (German Section) 1947-49 and Permanent Under Secretary Foreign Office 1949-53; Chairman, National Parks Committee 1954-66 and Royal Institution for International Affairs 1958-66; Deputy Speaker, House of Lords 1962

 

Colin [Strang], 2nd Baron Strang

born

12 Jun 1922

mar.(1)

3 Jul 1948 (div. 1955) Patricia Marie Avis, dau. of Meiert Charles Avis,of Houghton Lodge, Johannesburg, South Africa

mar.(2)

21 Apr 1955 Professor Barbara Mary Hope Carr (d. 12 Apr 1982), dau. of Frederick Albert Carr, of Wimbledon, London

only child by second wife

1. Hon Caroline Jane Strang (b. 30 Jun 1957), mar. 8 Apr 1978 Paul William Miller, son of Christopher Miller, of Ashington, co. Northumberland, and has issue

mar.(3)

1984 Mary Shewell Miles, dau. of Richard Miles, of Sheffield, co. York

died

19 Dec 2014

note

Lecturerin Philosophy, Queens' University, Belfast 1951-53 and at King's College, Newcastle 1953-75; Professor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle 1975-82; Dean of Faculty of Arts, University of Newcastle 1976-79

 

On the death of the 2nd Baron Strang the Barony of Strang became extinct.

 

Last updated 30 Jan 2015

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