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  William M. Gray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William M. "Bill" Gray, PhD is Emeritus Professor of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU), and head of the Tropical Meteorology Project at CSU's Department of Atmospheric Sciences.
Gray is noted for his forecasts of Atlantic hurricane season activity.
Professor Gray served as a weather forecaster for the United States Air Force, and as a research assistant in the University of Chicago Department of Meteorology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_M._Gray   (121 words)

 William H. Gray, III Bio and Photo
Gray served in the U.S. Congress and was a staunch supporter of education.
Gray earned a reputation as a consensus builder and was chief point man in budget negotiations between Congress and the Reagan Administration.
Gray is married to the former Andrea Dash.
www.ncccusa.org /news/2000GA/gray.html   (491 words)

 Descendents of William Gray
WILLIAM <1> GRAY was married to Isabella Allan.
JAMES ALLAN <2> GRAY was born in Wishaw, (near Glasgow), Scotland on 15 Apr 1882 and died in New Hampshire, USA in Nov 1965.
ELSIE SELMA <3> GRAY was born on 5 Oct 1918 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada and died 31 Dec 1983 in Bellows Falls, VT. Her first marriage was to Robert Silverberg and was childless.
www.sover.net /~falklorn/GRAGEN.HTM   (430 words)

 Information page for William Melvin Gray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
William Melvin Gray was born in Tallapoosa County, Alabama.
William married Sallie Sarah Stout on 27 October 1892, which was registered in Coleman County, Texas.
William Melvin Gray died on 06 February 1927 and is buried in the Midway Cemetery, in northwestern Coleman County beside his wife.
members.aol.com /tooltimej/genealogy/010.htm   (397 words)

 Gray Family
William is thought to be the William Gray who settled in Guilford Co. NC and died there in 1794.
Ann Gray appears to have been unmarried at the time of her father's death, whereas her sister Elizabeth received only a token inheritance, suggesting that she was already married and settled, and had received her share earlier.
John Gray was in Randolph Co. NC by the time of the Revolution, marrying Jannet Greer here in 1776 and serving as a Captain in the 3rd NC regiment in 1778.
www.duke.edu /web/chlamy/gray.html   (465 words)

 Purcell and Elmslie
William Cunningham Gray was born at the family farm in Butler County, Ohio, on October 17, 1830.
Gray passed his examinations in 1852 and was admitted to the bar.
She listened with interest as Gray described the situation faced by the paper and when the interview was concluded she sent him back to the Interior offices with assurances his worries were at an end.
www.organica.org /pewcg1.htm   (2776 words)

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GRAY received a severe blow just below the eye from the lever of the wheel of the ferry boat last week, while he was helping to tighten the ropes.
Gray, who, with constable Morgan, examined the property, found the description almost exact, and arrested the two men in the saloon without resistance.
William Gray, has entered upon his duties, many arrests for drunkenness and disorderly conduct have been made.
www.ausbcomp.com /~bbott/WORTMAN/GrayWJ(UncleBilly)CityMarshalAC.htm   (5959 words)

 Gray Bibliography (McKenzie and McCarthy)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
An extended two-part examination of Gray's major poems, which are rather passive in the face of Locke, whereas in the freer Latin poems and "De Principiis" Gray rises to the challenge of the Lockean inheritance.
Gray's reluctance to publish was not due to shyness but to "discomfort with the contemporary system of literature," anxiety about the poet's function in a time of "commodified texts," and "pessimism about the future of literature" and loss of intimate readership.
Gray is "the most disappointing poet" of the century because "he could not fully serve the muse of his own dedication"; and though the poets of the Elegy and The Bard are "antithetical voices," in the last poems Gray reaches a point "beyond which his vision does not go."
www.c18.rutgers.edu /biblio/gray.html   (5705 words)

 Diary of William Fairfax Gray, Virginia to Texas, 1835-1837 (wg_r026.htm)
These social advances were also challenged by the trials of living in the Texas urban frontier, including a yellow fever epidemic in their first year of residence.
Gray became a member and master of a Houston Masonic lodge in 1840.
Gray applied to Lamar in October 1840 for appointment as district attorney of Harris County, which the president offered in November.
www.smu.edu /swcenter/FairfaxGray/wg_r026.htm   (454 words)

 Down Memory Lane #37 "Sgt. William J. Gray"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
William Gray was born in Scotland near Glasgow on Oct. 2, 1883.
Gray's large area included Wadena on the east, Lockwood in the south, Prud'homme to the west and Cudworth in the north.
Gray was known for his love of horses and was perhaps better known for his dislike of cars.
collections.ic.gc.ca /humboldt/journal/down61.htm   (333 words)

 Genealogy Information for William J. Gray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
William Johnson Gray, born July 1855 in Ga.; died 1903 in Al.
Flora Gray Barnes died December 16, 2003 and is buried in Crestwood Cemetery, Gadsden, AL.
William J. Gray served in the Army for several years, then received his Ph.D. from the University of Alabama; he joined the mathematics faculty there in 1965, and lives with his wife Elizabeth in the Tuscaloosa-Northport, AL area.
obelix.math.ua.edu /~bgray/graygene.htm   (1170 words)

 Gray Family
Nathaniel's son William Gray was born in Campsey-Ash in 1755 and was married in the Parish Church to Mary Cole in 1783.
Their son James Gray was born in Tunstall in 1787 and married to Peggy Pells in the same locale in 1808.
John Edward Gray, born in Hoxton, Middlesex in 1849, and wife Eleanor Sophia Fosdick, born 1850 in the village of Eyke, Ipswich, resided at St. George Hanover Square, London, with four children at the time of the 1881 British census.
www.phillipsplace.net /genealogy/surnames/gray.html   (482 words)

 Purcell and Elmslie
In 1886, William Gray Purcell began living permanently with them at his own request, a decision that was of great consequence to the formation of his character.
Catherine Gray tutored her grandson in artistic techniques through a series of volumes on drawing, he began accumulating sketchbooks from an early age and in time would also take up a variety of musical instruments.
Gray wrote to the young man, complimented his work at such a tender age and inquired if he planned to develop his talent by attending school.
www.organica.org /pewgp1.htm   (1726 words)

 1996 Honorees - William H. Gray, III
His grandfather was a college professor, and his father, William H. Gray, Jr., was president of Florida A K M University and Florida Memorial College.
Gray's mother was a dean at Southern University, and his sister is presently a college professor.
Congressman Gray was chairman of the powerful Budget Committee for four years, and the Democrat Party whip.
www.dom.com /about/education/strong/1996/williamgray.jsp   (370 words)

 The Thomas Gray Archive : Materials : Bibliography : Articles
[EdR_2001a] Edgecombe, Rodney Stenning: "Gray's 'Elegy' and Thomas Brown's 'Pastoral on the Death of Queen Mary'".
[IlA_1993] Illiano, Antonio: "From Gray's Elegy to Foscolo's Carme: Highlighting the Meditation and Sublimation of the `Sepulchral'".
(Gray and the mid-eighteenth century literary background: an interpretation of The Progress of Poesy)".
www.thomasgray.org /materials/biblj.shtml   (6061 words)

 William H. Gray, III to speak at Commencement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
William H. Gray, III, president and chief executive officer of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), will speak at the University of Washington Commencement exercises June 9 at Husky Stadium.
Gray played a key role in implementing economic sanctions against South Africa as author of the 1985 and 1986 sanction bills.
Gray received a B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College in 1963, a master's degree in divinity from Drew Theological Seminary in 1966 and a master's degree in theology from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1970.
www.washington.edu /newsroom/news/2001archive/04-01archive/k041601b.html   (331 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: GRAY, WILLIAM FAIRFAX
William Fairfax Gray, soldier, lawyer, and author, was born in Fairfax County, Virginia, on November 3, 1787, the son of William and Catherine (Dick) Gray.
Gray was commissioned a lieutenant colonel on May 26, 1821, and for the remainder of his life was known as Colonel Gray, although he was generally engaged in the practice of law.
Gray died in Houston on April 16, 1841, and was buried in the Old City Cemetery, now Founders Memorial Park.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/GG/fgr27.html   (404 words)

 The Antique Telephone Booth Comapny : History of the Phone Booth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Gray believed that he could do better and began working on plans for a booth enclosing a coin-operated telephone.
Amos Whitney, Charles Soby, and William Gray were the first officers of the company.
The Gray Company remained in business until 1934 when they were forced into a patent suit.
www.atelebooth.com /history.html   (832 words)

 The Gray Family of Sambro, Canada
The other source is the Cornwallis Document which states that William Gray came from England as a staff member of Edward Cornwallis, the man who founded Halifax and was the first governor of Nova Scotia.
He then conjectures that the Grays who came from New England were from the same family of original Grays who moved to New England from Sambro and simply returned due to the uncertainty of the time.
Also that the first William Gray was a naval petty officer, a job he could have held along with the more important position of governor’s clerk.
www.geocities.com /~wallyg/grayfam.htm   (1276 words)

 Virginia Historical Society: Manuscripts and Archives Finding Aids
William Gray (1793-1873) was a prominent tobacco shipper and manufacturer associated with several firms in Manchester, Va. Born in Prince Edward County, Gray moved to Manchester (part of Chesterfield County incorporated into the City of Richmond in 1910), around 1810.
In addition to his tobacco ventures, Gray was a director of the Bank of Virginia, a trustee for the Manchester Methodist Episcopal Church, a trustee for the town of Manchester, and a justice of the peace for Chesterfield County.
Letters received by William Gray & Co. are typical of those written by factors; they acknowledge the receipt of tobacco shipments and of drafts on account and give the general market conditions as well as the status of the manufacturer’s brands.
www.vahistorical.org /arvfind/gray.htm   (1587 words)

 Board of Directors
Gray is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of The College Fund/ UNCF, positions he has held from September 1991 to June 2004.
Gray serves as the Senior Minister of the Bright Hope Baptist Church in Philadelphia since 1972.
Gray is also a director of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Prudential Financial Inc., Rockwell International Corporation, Visteon Corporation and Pfizer Corporation.
www1.us.dell.com /content/topics/global.aspx/corp/directors/us/en/board?c=us&l=en&s=corp&~section=003   (114 words)

 William H Gray, III - Advisory Council - Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Gray’s tenure, he raised more than half of the $2 billion raised by UNCF in its 59-year history.
Gray has been pastor of the nearly 7,000-member Bright Hope Baptist Church in Philadelphia for more than 25 years, as were his father and grandfather before him.
Gray is a member of the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethic Advisory Council.
www.darden.virginia.edu /corporate-ethics/c-gray.htm   (482 words)

 William Gray - SSA: A two-way street
One measure of William Gray’s success at the Social Security Administration can be found in big-picture results, such as system uptime, a proliferation of online services and “green” ratings from the Office of Management and Budget.
During the past year, Gray recognized 12 teams, comprising nearly 350 employees, for their initiative and dedication to improving the business processes in the Office of Systems, Barnhart said.
Gray started with SSA 28 years ago, and has steadily risen through the ranks, acquiring his management skills along the way.
www.gcn.com /23_8/executive-management/25543-1.html   (747 words)

 Wild Weather: Meteorologist of the Month - Dr. William Gray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The granddaddy of hurricane forecasters, Dr. William Gray and his colleagues at Colorado State University have received considerable notoriety for their uncanny ability to predict seasonal hurricane development.
Gray has earned a PHD in Meteorology from the University of Chicago.
Congratulations to Dr. William Gray, Wild Weather’s Meteorologist of the month for July 2000.
www.wildweather.com /mom/gray.htm   (336 words)

 Gray-Dort Motors and Wm. Gray & Sons Carriage Enthusiasts - "Gray-Dort Memories" as Recalled by William M. Gray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Gray & Sons Carriages are beautifully outlined among 30,000 carriage manufacturers across the U.S. and Canada.
Gray & Sons Campbell Co. of Chatham incorporated as a subsidiary “Gray-Dort Motors Ltd.”; and gave to the Dort Motor Car Company, a 30% share of the stock for the privilege of the use of their dies, their engineering and their various purchasing sources and contracts of supply.
William Goodeve - to continue the Motor & Coach operation of the Company, and to liquidate such receivables as would bring in returns.
www.graydortmotors.com /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=9   (1330 words)

 Ruffin Family
Capt Wm Gray is believed to have been the son of Thomas GRAY and his 4th wife, Mary FOSTER (born around 1600 in England).
Thomas GRAY was born in 1593 in England, emigrated to VA at the age of 15 (1608) and died in James City, VA in 1658.
John Newsum (1674 Surry-1724 Surry) was son of William and Anne Sheppard Newsom; and the grandson of William Newsom (1614 Eng-1667 Surry- Rich Neck Plantation) This plantation eventually was bought by Robert2 Ruffin (1646- 1693) ================son of John and Sarah Newsum================== Joel Newsum was born about 1708; died May 10, 1752 in Northampton Co., NC.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Meadows/6276/wm3.htm   (775 words)

 William and Eckley Gray Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
One year into the Civil War, William Gray and his son, Eckley, left their home in New Salem, Ill., to enlist in the 99th Illinois Infantry, leaving the care of their farm in the hands of William's wife, Lucy, and another son, Doan.
Already concerned about her husband's and son's health and well being, Lucy Gray was burdened with carrying out the heavy labor around the farm in the absence of men, with worries about the farm's solvency, and with the nagging rumors of Eckley's drinking, gambling, and precarious finances.
Indeed, her lot in life may have declined in 1863 when William died of wounds incurred at Vicksburg, and when, later in the year, Eckley was hospitalized as the result of an unspecified illness.
www.clements.umich.edu /Webguides/Schoff/G/Gray.html   (844 words)

 Gray Genealogy
Her tombstone gave her birth and death dates and said that she was the wife of William Parson.
There was no record of the Grays in the 1850 census, although there should have been (They had two children by then).
We find Rachel, a husband William C. and their three daughters in the Woodington District of Lenoir County which is the same area where a future family connection, the Hopewells, lived.
www.hopewell.org /gray_family_genealogy.htm   (659 words)

 Llewellyn's On-line Bookstore: William Gray
William G. Gray was born in Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom.
He comes from a long line of churchmen, with his heritage extending back to Archbishop Walter de Gray of York, one of the founders of its famous Minster.
This individual was a Qabbalistic Rosicrucian, and Gray believes that his writings were profoundly influenced by this person's teachings.
www.llewellyn.com /bookstore/author.php?id=38523   (104 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
William Gray of Colorado State University began making forecasts in 1984 of how many storms the coming Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Season would bring.
To calculate the hurricane destruction potential, Gray and his colleagues take each storm's speed as reported each six hours and multiply the speed by itself.
Beginning in 1990, Gray began forecasting the number of intense hurricanes and the number of intense hurricane days.
www.usatoday.com /weather/wgray1.htm   (1000 words)

 William Francis Gray Swann Papers, American Philosophical Society
He was survived by Helene Diedrichs, two sons, William F. Swann and Charles P. Swann, and a daughter Sylvia Swann Briggs.
The William Francis Gray Swann Papers document a long career in the physical sciences, with an emphasis upon Swann's professional interests in cosmic ray research, his administrative work at the Bartol Institute, and his avocational love of music.
Swann's varied and shifting interests Civil defense in Philadelphia with a number of fascinating items regarding the potential impact of a nuclear bomb on the city, plans for evacuation, etc., 1950 and 1952.
www.amphilsoc.org /library/mole/s/swann.htm   (2207 words)

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