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Nora Frances Stone McRae

Nora Frances Stone McRae, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1980. Recipient Stewart Title Company award, State Mississippi, 1994.

Background

  • McRae, Nora Frances Stone was born on November 2, 1955 in Columbus, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Douglas Clyde and Betty Ruth (Boyls) Stone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University South, 1977. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1980.

    Career

    • Law clerk Mississippi Supreme Court, Jackson, 1980—1981. Associate, firm Barnett, Alagia & Pyle, 1981—1982. In house counsel Mississippi Power & Light Company, 1983—1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1980.

    Politics

    Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

    Religion

    It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Christians with different interpretations of the Bible should be engaged in discussions about the ways the Bible can be applied to major world issues.

    Membership

    Member Galloway Players. Vice president Mississippi Opera Guild, 1984—1986, president, 1987—1988. Board directors Young Jacksonians for Symphony, Jackson, 1984.

    Member Junior League Jackson, since 1984, board directors, 1987—1988, co-chairman, public affairs, 1988—1989, chair, public affairs, 1989—1990, chair, recycling project, 1990—1991, advisory planning chair, 1995—1996, correspondent secretary and member, executive committee, 1996—1997, project chair, property development, 1997—1998, arts impact chair, 1994—1995. Project chairman Impressions Gallery, 1987—1988. Member Jackson Symphony League, 1983—1984, Jackson Ballet Guild, 1983—1984, Symphony League, Ballet Guild, Museum Auxiliary.

    Member, executive committee & board directors Mississippi Opera Association. Alumni association officer University of South, 1994—1997, vice president, regions, since 1997, vice president, admissions. President & board directors Parent Child Center for Prevention of Child Abuse.

    Co-chair, antiques symposium Mississippi Museum Art. Board directors Childrens Hospital, 1992—1997. Member Leadership Jackson, since 1997.

    Instructor Bethel Bible Series at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church. Member of American Bar Association, Jackson Young Lawyers Association, Mississippi Museum Art Auxiliary, Hinds County Bar Association, Mississippi Women Laywers Association, Mississippi Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Vaughan Watkins McRae, April 17, 1982.
    • father: Douglas Clyde Stone
    • mother: Betty Ruth (Boyls) Stone
    • spouse: Vaughan Watkins McRae
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    Born November 2, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality

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