Strange, John R
Strange, John R., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Washington County, Ky., Jan. 14, 1838. He united with the Church in 1853, was licensed to preach in 1858, and in the fall of the same year was received into the Louisville Conference. He was made a supernumerary in 1863, and was located at his own request in 1865. He engaged in the practice of law until 1871, when he was readmitted into the Louisville Conference. He was again made superannuate in 1874, and died at Garnettsville, Ky., Jan. 28, 1875. "Mr. Strange was a man of more than ordinary intellectual power, and his conception of doctrinal truth was comprehensive and accurate." See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Ch., South, 1875, p. 228.