Strange, Robert was born on December 6, 1857 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert and Caroline (Wright) Strange.
Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1879. Graduate Berkeley Division School, Connecticut, 1883. Doctor of Divinity, University of North Carolina, 1895.
Deacon, 1884, priest, 1885, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary to colored people in Southern Virginia, 1883-1885. Rector Church of the Good Shepherd, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1885-1887, St. James’, Wilmington, 1887-1900, St. Paul’s, Richmond, Virginia, 1900-1904.
Elected, May 26, 1904, and consecrated, November 1, 1904, bishop coadjutor of Diocese of East Carolina, bishop, April 17, 1905. Deputy to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, from East Carolina, 1898, from Virginia, 1904. Address: Wilmington, North Carolina.
Married Elizabeth Stone Buford, September 29, 1886.