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[[image - black and white photograph of Fred D. Gray]] [[caption]] FRED D. GRAY P. O. Drawer "G" Tuskegee Institute, Alabama [[/caption]] PERSONAL DATA: Born, December 14, 1930, Montgomery, Alabama. Parents - Mrs. Nancy G. Arms and the late Abraham Gray. Wife - Bernice Hill, four children - Deborah, 12 years; Vanessa, 11 years; Fred Jr., 8 years; and Stanley, 6 years. EDUCATION: High School - Nashville Christian Institute, Nashville, Tennessee; College - Alabama State College, Montgomery, Alabama; Law School - Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: Ohio Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, American Bar Association and National Bar Association. OTHER ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Alabama Advisory Committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, NAACP, Board of Directors, Southwestern Christian College, Terrell, Texas; Association, Tuskegee Civic Association, Committee for a Greater Tuskegee, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. CHURCH AFFILIATION: He has served as minister, assistant minister and associate minister of the following Churches of Christ: Gallatin, Tennessee; Murray, Kentucky; Lanett, Alabama; LaGrande, Alabama; Montgomery, Alabama and Cleveland, Ohio. ATTORNEY: Senior member of firm of GRAY, SEAY & LANGFORD with offices in Montgomery, Alabama and Tuskegee, Alabama. Cooperating attorney with NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc.; City Attorney for the City of Tuskegee, Alabama; County Attorney for Macon County Alabama; Legal General Counsel for Alabama State Teachers Association; Legal General Counsel for Tuskegee Institute and Attorney for Alabama State University. PUBLICATIONS: Listed in Who's Who in the National Bar Association, Inc., 1963; Who's Who in Alabama and was named "The Man in the News" of the New York Times, on May 5, 1966. Awarded the Alabama Civil Liberties Union 1968 Constitutional Law Award, for his support of the United States Constitution and the Amendments thereto and the protection and guarantees in the Bill of Rights. POLITICAL: Member, Alabama House of Representatives, 1970.
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