James Selden Lay Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1933. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1935.
Assistant to general sales manager, Virginia Electric & Power Company, Richmond, 1935-1937; assistant to vice president, Stone & Webster Svc. Corporation, New York City, 1937-1939; sales manager, Hagerstown (Maryland.) Gas Company, 1939-1941; management analyst, unites states department State, Washington, 1945; secretary, National Intelligence Authority, 1946; division chief, Center Intelligence Group, 1947; assistant executive secretary, National Security Council, 1947-1950; executive secretary, National Security Council, 1950-1961; deputy assistant to director, National Security Council, 1962-1971; consultant, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, 1971-1987.
Secretary joint intelligence committee Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, 1943-1945. Member school board, Falls Church, Virginia, 1949-1951, 61-64. Officer Army of the United States, 1941-1945.
Married Emily Graham Miller, February 27, 1937. Children: Carolyn Miller (Mistress William J. Dowd), Patricia Lockhart (Mistress Edward C. Dorsey), Emily Graham (Mistress Paul I. O'Connell).