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Ray Addison Williamson

Ray Addison Williamson, American federal agency administrator. Fellow Smithsonian Institution, 1977-1978. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society for American Archaeology, American Folklore Society, Western Writers American.

Background

  • Williamson, Ray Addison was born on September 6, 1938 in Cleveland. Son of Paul J. and Lois V. (Burt) Williamson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University Maryland, 1968.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1967-1969. Tutor St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland, 1969-1974, assistant dean, 1974-1979. Senior analyst Office Technology Assessment United States Congress, Washington, 1979-1988, senior associate, since 1988.

      President Scientific Manpower Commission, Washington, 1983.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society for American Archaeology, American Folklore Society, Western Writers American.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, bluegrass musician, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Abigail F. Harrison, July 1, 1961 (divorced 1980). Children: Ethan D., Sarah Ampere-hour. Married Carol L. Carnett, October 18, 1986.
    • father: Paul J. Williamson
    • mother: Lois V. (Burt) Williamson
    • spouses: Abigail F. Harrison
    • Carol L. Carnett
    • children: Ethan D. Williamson
    • Sarah Ampere-hour Williamson
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    Born September 6, 1938
    • 1961
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1968
      University Maryland
    • 1967 - 1969
      Assistant, professor University Hawaii
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1969 - 1974
      tutor St. John's College
      Annapolis, Maryland, United States
    • 1979 - 1988
      senior, analyst Office Technology Assessment United States Congress
      Washington, United States

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