John Henry Ray Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1908. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1911.
Entered law offices of Koon, Whelan and Hempstead, Minneapolis, 1911, becoming member firm 1917. Appointed assistant secretary and assistant trust officer Wells-Dickey Trust Company, 1918. Assistant to special representative of Secretary of War in adjustment of War Department claims against allied goverments, February-September 1919.
Member own law firm, Minneapolis, 1919-1923. General attorney American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1924-1928, general solicitor, 1928-1930. Vice-president, director and general counsel Western Electric Company, 1930-1936.
Counsel American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1936-1942, vice-president and general counsel, 1942-1951. General law practice associate as counsel with Skadden, Arps, Slate & Timbers, from 1951. First Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General Department, Washington, 1918-1919.
Member own law firm, Minneapolis, 1919-1923. Member 83d-87th Congresses, 15th District New York. Member American, Federal Communications and New York State bar associations, Association of the Bar (New York City), New York County Lawyers Association, Beta Theta Pi.
Clubs: University (New York).
Married Hama Olive Thompson, October 9, 1912. Children: Virginia Thompson (Mistress James E. Potts), John Henry, III, Gordon Ray.