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Ronald Raymond Dowdy, American academic administrator. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star with V device, Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters.


Dowdy, Ronald Raymond was born on September 5, 1944 in Columbus, Georgia, United States. Son of Lester Henry and Dorothy Louvoise (White) LeVine.


Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1968. Master of Science, Troy State University, Alabama, 1974. Educational Specialist, Troy State University, Alabama, 1976.

Doctor of Education, Auburn University, 1989.


Second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1968;advanced through grades to major, United States Air Force, 1983;commander aircraft, 309th/311th Tactical Airlift Squadron, Phan Rang, Republic of Vietnam, 1969-1970;instructor pilot, 3550th Pilot Training Wing, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, 1970-1973;commander section, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, 1973-1976;commander aircraft, controller command pilot, 315 Military Airflift Wing, Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina., 1976-1981;assistant chief evaluation and research, Air U., Maxwell Air Force Base, 1981-1982;chief evaluation, Air U., Maxwell Air Force Base, 1982-1983;director plans and programs, Center for Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education, Maxwell Air Force Base, 1983-1989;business manager, Martin Methodist College, Pulaski, Tennessee, since 1990.


Advisor Boy Scouts American, Prattville, Alabama, 1982-1990. Board directors Youth Soccer Association, Prattville, 1983-1990. Chief regional referee American Youth Soccer Association, Prattville, 1983-1990.

Member of the United States Soccer Federation (referee since 1984), Exch. Club, Order of Arrow, Order of Daedalians.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: white water canoeing, sports.


Married Susan Carol Beers, September 5, 1968. Children: Veronica, Richard.

Lester Henry LeVine

Dorothy Louvoise (White) LeVine

Susan Carol Beers

Veronica Dowdy

Richard Dowdy