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Dixy Lee Ray

Dixy Lee RayAKA Marguerite Ray

Born: 3-Sep-1914
Birthplace: Tacoma, WA
Died: 2-Jan-1994
Location of death: Fox Island, WA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Washington, 1977-81

Father: Alvis Marion Ray (commercial printer)
Mother: Frances Adams Ray

    High School: Stadium High School, Tacoma, WA (1932)
    University: BA, Mills College (1937)
    University: MS Zoology, Mills College (1938)
    University: PhD Biology, Stanford University (1945)
    Professor: Zoology, University of Washington (1947-72)

    Governor of Washington (12-Jan-1977 to 14-Jan-1981)
    US State Department Asst. Secy. for Oceans, International Environment &Scientific Affairs (1975)
    US Atomic Energy Commission Chairman (1973-74)
    National Science Foundation Consultant, Biological Oceanography (1960)
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1952


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