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Edward Randolph Gay

Edward Randolph Gay, business executive. Member Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Gay, Edward Randolph was born on September 6, 1898 in London, England., (parents American citizens). Son of Edwin Francis and Louise (Fitz-Randolph) Gay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Harvard, 1922 (as of 1919).


    • 1 daughter by previous marriage, Mistress Elmer J. Loso. Married 3d, Elizabeth Fraser Draper, December 3, 1955. Assistant dean Harvard, 1919-1923.

      Copyreader Los Angeles Express, 1924-1925. Copyreader, news editor, New Orleans Times-Picayune, 1925-1928. Vice president Bates International Bag Company, 1928-1933.

      Vice president St. Regis Paper Company, 1933-1942, 45-51, executive vice president 1951-1957, director, since 1945, vice Chairman of the Board, since 1957, consultant, since 1964. Director Industrial Commodities Division, Office, Civilian Supply, War Production Board, Washington, 1942-1943. Assistant vice chairman War Production Board, 1944.


    Member Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: University (New York City).


    • Married Denise Drew, May 30, 1942.; married 3d, Elizabeth Fraser Draper, December 3, 1955.
    • father: Edwin Francis Gay
    • mother: Louise (Fitz-Randolph) Gay
    • spouses: Denise Drew
    • Elizabeth Fraser Draper
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    Born September 6, 1898
    Died July 18, 1966
    (aged 67)