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Mary Louise Ryan Ray

Mary Louise Ryan Ray, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1980, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1993, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1994.

Background

  • Ray, Mary Louise Ryan was born on December 8, 1954 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of Cornelius O'Brien and Mary Anne (Kelley) Ray.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Texas, 1976. Juris Doctor, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, 1980.

    Career

    • Associate Kelley & Ryan, Houston, 1980-1982, R.W. Armstrong, Brownsville, 1982-1983. Partner Armstrong & Ray, 1983-1987. Shareholder Ransome and Ray, Professional Corporation, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1980, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1993, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors Brownsville Society for Crippled Children, 1984-1995, president, 1992-1993. Board directors Valley Zoological Society, since 1990, president, 2005-2006. Board directors United Way of Southern Cameron County, 1989-1995, president, 1994.

    Board directors Crippled Children's Foundation, Brownsville, since 1989. Board directors Episcopal Day School Foundation, 1995-2002, 04—, president, 1995-2002. Board directors Brownsville Economic Development Council, 2006-2009.

    Member Brownsville Community Foundation (trustees since 2008). Fellow Texas Bar Foundation (life). Member Texas Bar Association, Cameron County Bar Association (board directors 1990-1999, president 1998), Brownsville C. of Chamber (board directors 1998-1999).

    Connections

    • Married Marshall Ransome Ray, January 30, 1982. Children: Siobhan Elisabeth Kelley, Johanna Frances Morris, Jonathan Jordan Willson.
    • father: Cornelius O'Brien Ray
    • mother: Mary Anne (Kelley) Ray
    • spouse: Marshall Ransome Ray
    • children: Siobhan Elisabeth Kelley Ray
    • Johanna Frances Morris Ray
    • Jonathan Jordan Willson Ray
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    Born December 8, 1954
    (age 62)
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