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Ray Harold Coffman

Ray Harold Coffman, American government official. Decorated Bronze Star medal; Rockefeller fellow, 1940-1941. Served from private to captain, Army of the United States, 1941-1946.; Member American Society Public Administration, Society Personnel Administration, Society Advancement Management, International Institute Administrative Sciences, Adult Education Association.

Background

  • Coffman, Ray Harold was born on September 27, 1918 in Spearville, Kansas, United States. Son of Harold Coe and Aletha (Morrow) Coffman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts with honors, Swarthmore College, 1940. Student National Institute Public Affairs, Washington, 1940-1941, American U., 1947-1950.

    Career

    • Economist, Department Agriculture, 1940-1941. Training analyst VA, 1946-1949. Chief staff development branch Department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1949-1954, deputy executive secretary, 1954-1955, management adviser Office of Secretary, 1955-1956.

      Deputy chief public administration division United States Operations Mission to Iran, 1956-1960, also Mission to Pakistan, 1960-1962, chief public administration div., since 1958. Chairman citizens advisory council Arlington County School Board.

    Works

    • Author monographs, articles on supervision and management.

    Membership

    Served from private to captain, Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member American Society Public Administration, Society Personnel Administration, Society Advancement Management, International Institute Administrative Sciences, Adult Education Association.

    Connections

    • Married Beverly Ann Gorman, March 4, 1946. Children: Terrianne Marie (foster daughter.
    • father: Harold Coe Coffman
    • mother: Aletha (Morrow) Coffman
    • spouse: Beverly Ann Gorman
    • child: Terrianne Marie (foster dau Coffman
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    Born September 27, 1918
    Died April 7, 1962
    (aged 43)
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