Clergyman.  Born September 14, 1910, in Montgomery, AL.  Parents-William Jackson and Olga Parker Ray.  Married– Ruth Vaughan Dawson, 1938.  Children–two.  Howard College, B. A., 1936;  Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, B. D., 1941; graduate work, Berkeley Divinity School, 1951-52.  Baptist minister in Georgia and Florida, 1941-51.  Ordained a priest in the Episcopal Church, 1951; served as canon in the Cathedral of St. Luke, Orlando, Florida, 1952-53; vicar of Holy Trinity Parish, Spruce Pine, N.C., 1953-55; canon, Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, Az, 1956-64; rector of Christ Church of the Ascension, Phoenix, Arizona, 1964– .  Board member of Family Services, Tuberculosis Association, American Red Cross, Arizona Foundation for the Blind, United Way; Chaplain of Arizona State Senate; Member of Parole and Pardons Board, Governor’s Commission on Marriage and Divorce, and Governor’s Commission on Traffic Safety.  Member of Planned Parenthood Federation, Kiwanis International, Rotary Club, Screen Actors Guild, Masons.


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Lenten Book.  Forward Movement Publications, 1960.

Tall in his Presence; A manual of Christian Stewardship. Greenwich, CT: Seabury Press, 1961. 

Updated 2011-8-30.