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Financial analyst

William Scott Gray, III, American financial analyst. Recipient Amos Alonzo Stagg award University Chicago, 1950, Alumni citation, 1962.


III, William Scott Gray, was born on April 3, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Scott and Beatrice (Jardine) G.


Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1948. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1950.


Security analyst Harris Bank, Chicago, 1950-1955, assistant manager, 1955-1960, assistant vice president, 1960-1963, vice president, 1963-1971, senior vice president, 1971-1985. Consultant, since 1985.


Vice president, board directors Chicago Junior Association Commerce and Industry, 1955-1958. President, chairman Citizens of Greater Chicago, 1961-1966. Chairman, board directors Hinsdale Community House, 1970-1972.

Board managers Young Men’s Christian Association of Metropolitan Chicago, 1978-1988. Chairman and trustee American Red Cross Retirement System, Washington, since 1983. Served to Second lieutenant United States Army, 1945-1947.

Fellow Finance Analysts Federation (chairman 1975-1976). Member Institution Chartered Finance Analysts, Finance Analysts Research Foundation (president 1979-1981), Investment Analysts Society Chicago (president 1965-1966). Clubs: Hinsdale Golf.

Landings (Skidaway Island).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis; golf. Skiing; traveling.


Married Gloria Taliaferro, May 25, 1951. Children– William Scott, Richard S., Robert S.

William Scott G.

Beatrice (Jardine) G.

Gloria Taliaferro

William Scott III

Richard S. III

Robert S. III