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Federal agency administrator

Ray Addison Williamson, American federal agency administrator. Fellow Smithsonian Institution, 1977-1978. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society for American Archaeology, American Folklore Society, Western Writers American.

Background

Williamson, Ray Addison was born on September 6, 1938 in Cleveland. Son of Paul J. and Lois V. (Burt) Williamson.

Education

Bachelor in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University Maryland, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor, U. Hawaii, Honolulu, 1967-1969; tutor, St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland., 1969-1974; assistant dean, St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland., 1974-1979; senior analyst, Office Technology Assessment United States Congress, Washington, 1979-1988; senior associate, Office Technology Assessment United States Congress, Washington, since 1988. President Scientific Manpower Commission, Washington, 1983.

Works

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society for American Archaeology, American Folklore Society, Western Writers American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, bluegrass musician, photography.

Connections

Married Abigail F. Harrison, July 1, 1961 (divorced 1980). Children: Ethan D., Sarah Ampere-hour. Married Carol L. Carnett, October 18, 1986.

father:
Paul J. Williamson

mother:
Lois V. (Burt) Williamson

spouses:
Abigail F. Harrison

Carol L. Carnett

children:
Sarah Ampere-hour Williamson

Ethan D. Williamson