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Philip Alexander Ray, American lawyer, author. Decorated Bronze Star. Served as combat intelligence officer United States Navy Reserve, World World War II, lieutenant commander; Member American, California bar associations, American Law Institute, World Affairs Council Northern California (trustee).

Background

Ray, Philip Alexander was born on May 27, 1911 in Salt Lake City, Utah, on. Son of William W. and Leda (Rawlins) Ray.

Education

Student of University Utah. Bachelor of Arts (cum laude), Stanford, 1932, Bachelor of Laws, 1935.

Career

Admitted to California bar, 1935. Associate partner McCutchen, Olney, Mannon & Greene, and successor firms, San Francisco, 1935-1954, 46-54, 57-58. General counsel Department of Commerce, 1954-1956, under-secretary, 1959-1961.

Vice president, director J. H. Pomeroy & Company, Incorporated, San Francisco, 1958-1959. Senior research associate Hoover Institute, Stanford. Partner law firm Kelso, Cotton, Seligman & Ray, San Francisco, California, 1967-1970.

Trustee, San Francisco Symphony, also trustee American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: South Wind Red, 1962.

Membership

Served as combat intelligence officer United States Navy Reserve, World World War II, lieutenant commander. Member American, California bar associations, American Law Institute, World Affairs Council Northern California (trustee). Clubs: Burlingame Country.

Connections

Married Denece Sanford, September 12, 1935.

father:
William W. Ray

mother:
Leda (Rawlins) Ray

spouse:
Denece Sanford