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Ray E. Crowley

Corporate executive

Ray E. Crowley, American corporate executive. Certified Public Accountant. Named Alumnus of Year University South Dakota; recipient Distinguished Service award University Georgia.


Crowley, Ray E. was born on September 14, 1932 in Lennox, South Dakota, United States. Son of Patrick Clement and Anna (Sorensen) Crowley.


Bachelor of Science, University South Dakota, 1955. Course in advanced management program, Harvard University, 1963.


With Peat Marwick & Company, Bay State Milling Company, General Mills, Inc., Royal Crown Cola. Chairman board, chief executive officer Burnham Service Corporation, Columbus, Georgia, since 1974. Board directors Household Goods Carriers' Bureau, Alexandria, Virginia, Liberty Mutual Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, First Union Bank of Columbus.

Guest lecturer University Georgia.


  • Certified Public Accountant.


Chairman Columbus Government Long-range Plan Committee. Board directors Business Council of Georgia, Atlanta, Columbus College Foundation. Member Georgia Motor Trucking Association (board directors), Country Club, Green Island Club, Big Eddy Club, Capital City Club, Atlanta City Club.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, racquetball, swimming, reading.


Married Evelyn Marie Petche, August 11, 1953. Children: Timothy John, Ann Crowley Patterson, Ellen Crowley Grisham, Steven Daniel.