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Ray Harold Coffman

government official.

Ray Harold Coffman, American government official. Decorated Bronze Star medal; Rockefeller fellow, 1940-1941. Served from private to captain, Army of the United States, 1941-1946.; Member American Society Public Administration, Society Personnel Administration, Society Advancement Management, International Institute Administrative Sciences, Adult Education Association.

Background

Coffman, Ray Harold was born on September 27, 1918 in Spearville, Kansas, United States. Son of Harold Coe and Aletha (Morrow) Coffman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors, Swarthmore College, 1940. Student National Institute Public Affairs, Washington, 1940-1941, American U., 1947-1950.

Career

Economist, Department Agriculture, 1940-1941. Training analyst VA, 1946-1949. Chief staff development branch Department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1949-1954, deputy executive secretary, 1954-1955, management adviser Office of Secretary, 1955-1956.

Deputy chief public administration division United States Operations Mission to Iran, 1956-1960, also Mission to Pakistan, 1960-1962, chief public administration div., since 1958. Chairman citizens advisory council Arlington County School Board.

Works

  • Author monographs, articles on supervision and management.

Membership

Served from private to captain, Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member American Society Public Administration, Society Personnel Administration, Society Advancement Management, International Institute Administrative Sciences, Adult Education Association.

Connections

Married Beverly Ann Gorman, March 4, 1946. Children: Terrianne Marie (foster daughter.

father:
Harold Coe Coffman

mother:
Aletha (Morrow) Coffman

spouse:
Beverly Ann Gorman

child:
Terrianne Marie (foster dau Coffman