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Gray Davis (Joseph Graham Davis)

Gray Davis, American lawyer, former governor. Founder California Foundation for the Protection of Children.


  • Davis, Gray was born on December 26, 1942 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Stanford University, 1964. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1967.


    • Chief of staff to Governor Jerry Brown State of California, Sacramento, 1975—1981, member California State Assembly, 1983—1987, state controller, 1987—1995, lieutenant governor, 1995-1999, governor, 1999—2003. Of counsel Loeb & Loeb, LLP, Los Angeles, since 2004. Chairman Housing and Community Development Committee, California Council on Criminal Justice, Franchise Tax Board, State Lands Commission.

      Member Board Equalization, State Teachers Retrirement System, Public Employees Retirement System, National Council Institutional Investors. University California Regent, California State University trustee. Member intergovernmental policy advisory committee on trade Office of the United States Trade Republican.

      Captain United States Army.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Founder California Foundation for the Protection of Children.


    • Married Sharon Ryer, February 20, 1983.
    Gray Davis
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    Born December 26, 1942
    (age 74)