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history professor

Thomas M. Ray, American history professor. Named Outstanding Senior Man, College Arts and Science Oklahoma City University, 1974; recipient Faculty Service award, Wayland Baptist University, 1991, Distinguished Faculty Service Alumni award, Association former Students, WBU, 2005. Deacon First Baptist Church, Plainview, since 1998; Member of Southwestern History Association, Society Historians Early American Republic, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

Ray, Thomas M. was born on July 25, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. Son of John R. and Jeanne M. Ray.

Education

Bachelor, Oklahoma City University, 1974. Master of Arts, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 1977.

Career

Teaching assistant Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, 1977—1980. Instructor History James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1980—1983. Instructor history, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas, 1983—1985, assistant professor history, 1985—1997, Chair, honors council, 1992—1997, associate professor history, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to numerous professional journals.

Membership

Deacon First Baptist Church, Plainview, since 1998. Member of Southwestern History Association, Society Historians Early American Republic, Phi Alpha Theta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Linda W. Ray, August 19, 1972. Children: Christy Jolly, Nathan Thomas.

father:
John R.

mother:
Jeanne M. Ray

spouse:
Linda W. Ray

children:
Nathan Thomas Ray

Christy Jolly Ray