Carey L. Strome earned a BS in Agronomy from Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) in 1916. Strome enrolled at OAC in 1912 after graduating from high school in Junction City, Oregon. Strome worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. after completing his degree. In 1935, he assumed management of the family's farm near Junction City and specialized in the production of grass seed. Strome was active in business, civic, and community organizations; he served as President of the Oregon Seed Growers League, was a member of the Lane County Planning Commission, and served as mayor of Junction City.
Carey Lloyd Strome was born in Junction City, Oregon, on January 11, 1894; he died in 1974.
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