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Cecil Wray

Cecil Wray, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1959, New York 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964. Registered counseil juridique, France, 1978-1982.

Background

  • Wray, Cecil was born on November 19, 1934 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas Cecil and Margaret (Malone) Wray.

  • Education

    • Student, University Virginia, 1953. Bachelor magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1959.

    Career

    • Law clerk to justice Tom C. Clark Supreme Court of the United States Court, Washington, 1959-1960. Associate Debevoise & Plimpton, New York City, 1960-1967, partner, 1968-1996, of counsel, 1997-1999, resident partner Paris, 1976-1979. Adjunct professor New York Law School, 1997-2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Tennessee 1959, New York 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964. Registered counseil juridique, France, 1978-1982.

    Works

    • Co-author: Innovative Corporate Financing Techniques, 1986.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors Search & Care, Incorporated, New York York City, president, 1981-1987. Board directors Episcopal Charities, New York, president, 1995-2002. Vestryman St. James' Church, New York City, 1982-1987, warden, 1988-1994.

    Trustee Fondation des Etats-Unis, Paris, 1976-1979, Church Pension Fund. Board directors East Side Comty. Center, Inc.; board foreign parishes Episcopal Church, since 1995.

    Board directors Hudson Highlands Land Trust. Commissioner Adirondack Park Agency. Chairman board Church Insurance Company.

    Fellow American College Investment Counsel (trustee 1981-1986, president 1983-1984). Member American Law Institute, Association Bar City New York, Council Foreign Relations, Ausable Club (St. Huberts, New York ), Union Club, Century Club, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Gilda Gates, September 11, 1964. Children: Christopher A., Kathleen Wray Baughman.
    • father: Thomas Cecil Wray
    • mother: Margaret (Malone) Wray
    • spouse: Gilda Gates
    • children: Christopher A. Wray
    • Kathleen Wray Baughman Wray
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