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L. Patrick Gray Edit Profile

also known as Louis Patrick Gray III

Federal Bureau of Investigation director

L. Patrick Gray, American former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Achievements include hiring the first female Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

Background

Gray, L. Patrick was born on July 18, 1916 in St. Louis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1940. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1949.

Career

Military assistant to chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff United States Department Defense, Washington, 1960. Partner Suisman, Shapiro, Wool, Brennan, Gray, & Greenberg, 1961—1969. Executive assistant to secretary United States Department Health Education & Welfare, Washington, 1969—1970.

Assistant attorney general, civil division United States Department Justice, 1970—1972. Acting director Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1972—1973. Line officer United States Navy, 1940, retired as captain, 1960.

Achievements

  • Achievements include hiring the first female Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

Connections

Married Beatrice Kirk De Garmo. Children: Patrick Erwin, Stephen Douglasstepchildren: Edward E., Alan Kirk.

spouse:
Beatrice Kirk De Garmo

children:
Patrick Erwin Gray

Stephen Douglasstepchildren: Edward E. Gray

Alan Kirk Gray