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College president , lecturer

Frances M. Gray, American college president, lecturer. Decorated Taj medal Iran, 1974; recipient gold medal in education Lebanon, 1965.


Gray, Frances M. was born on January 6, 1910 in Little Rock. Daughter of Daniel L. and Nancy (Miller) Gray.


Bachelor, Rhodes College, 1930; Doctor of Humanities, Rhodes College, 1977; Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1939; Master of Science, Columbia University, 1954; Doctor of Laws, Whitworth College, 1959.


Assistant field director, American Red Cross, 1944-1946; executive secretary, Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1946-1950; representative for overseas mission in Africa and Middle East, Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1950-1956; professor religion and social studies, Beirut (Lebanon) College for Women, 1956-1959; president, Beirut (Lebanon) College for Women, 1959-1965; president, Damavand College, Teheran, Iran, 1965-1975; retired, 1975; lecturer Christian art, New College, Berkeley, California, 1984-1988; lecturer Christian art, Fromm Institute U. San Francisco, 1985-1997.


Daniel L. Gray

Nancy (Miller) Gray