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Mavis Murial Holt

Mavis Murial Holt, American social services administrator.


  • Holt, Mavis Murial was born on April 30, 1932 in Sturgis, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Walter Raleigh and Mabel Henrietta (Krauser) Egnew.

  • Education

    • Certified in counseling, family issues, Multnomah School of Bible, Portland, Oregon. Certified youth at risk program, Portland State College. Student, North Portland Bible College.

      Student, Long Ridge Writers Group, since 1993. Student, Stratford Career Institute, since 1999.


    • Manager The Press, Portland, 1970-1971. With McDonald's Corporation, 1970s. Executive director, founder PAPYAC-Peers and Parents, Inc., 1991-1997.


    Chairperson Neighbor Watch, Portland. Block home chairman, Portland. Neighborhood treasurer, vice chair Mill Park Neighborhood Association, Portland, land use chair, 1993-1998.

    Vice chairperson advisory board David Douglas High School, Portland. Activist Neighborhood Involvement, Mill Park, City of Portland, since 1985. Member Mid County Caring Community, David Douglas High School, 1998.

    Worker various political campaigns, 1995-1998. Member Gresham/East Portland Chamber of Commerce, 2003^.



    Gardening, hiking, walking, local park development.


    • Married Howard Ray, December 7, 1951. Children: David Ray, Roberta Grace, Timothy Mark, Elizabeth Linda.
    • father: Walter Raleigh Egnew
    • mother: Mabel Henrietta (Krauser) Egnew
    • spouse: Howard Ray
    • children: David Ray Holt
    • Roberta Grace Holt
    • Timothy Mark Holt
    • Elizabeth Linda Holt
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    • 1970 - 1971
      Manager, The Press
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1991 - 1997
      executive, director