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Ralph Neas

Ralph NeasAKA Ralph Graham Neas

Born: 17-May-1946
Birthplace: Brookline, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: People for the American Way

Military service: US Army (1968-76)

Chief Counsel to Senators Edward W. Brooke (1973-79) and David Durenberger (1979-80). He was Executive Director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) from 1981 to 1995, and chairman of the Block Bork Coalition in 1987, which help to block Robert Bork's appointment to the US Supreme Court. Neas was an unsuccessful candidate for the US House 8th Maryland district, 1998. Since 2000 he has served as President of the liberal activist organization People for the American Way. Under his presidency membership of PFAW increased from 300,000 to over 750,000.

Wife: Katy

    University: BA, University of Notre Dame (1968)
    Law School: JD, University of Chicago (1971)

    Al Franken for Senate
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Gore 2000
    John Kerry for President
    Kerry Victory 2004
    Obama for America
    People for the American Way President, 2000-present
    Risk Factors: Guillain-Barré Syndrome


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