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Jackson Harvelle Randolph Ray

Clergyman

Jackson Harvelle Randolph Ray, American clergyman. Member General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, Detroit, 1919, Portland, Oregon, 1922; member standing committee Diocese of New York, Social Service Commission, New York; Member Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Ray, Jackson Harvelle Randolph was born on June 11, 1886 in Madison County, Mississippi, United States. Son of Captain Jackson H. and Alice More Spottswood (Tidwell) Ray.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, 1905. Student Columbia Law School, 1908. Post-graduate Columbia.

Graduate General Theological Seminary, 1911. Doctor of Divinity, University of South, 1925.

Career

Hoffman (Mistress Eugene Stetson, Junior). Deacon, 1911, priest, 1912, P.R. Church. Curate Church of Zion and St. Timothy, New York City, 1911-1914.

Rector St. Andrew’s Church, Bryan, Texas, 1914-1917. Dean St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas, 1917-1923. Rector Church of Transfiguration (Little Church Around the Corner), New York City, since April 1923.

Membership

Member General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, Detroit, 1919, Portland, Oregon, 1922. Member standing committee Diocese of New York, Social Service Commission, New York. Member Beta Theta Pi.

Clubs: Lambs, Players.

Connections

Married Mary Elmendorf Watson, July 20, 1922.

father:
Captain Jackson H. Ray

mother:
Alice More Spottswood (Tidwell) Ray

spouse:
Mary Elmendorf Watson