Ray, Dixy LeeAlternative names
Dixy Lee Ray (b. Sept. 3, 1914-d. Jan. 2, 1994, Washington), zoologist and marine biologist, governor of Washington from 1977 to 1981.
From the description of Ray, Dixy Lee, 1914-1994 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10583025
19l4, September 3:
Born, Tacoma, WA.
B.A., Mills College, Oakland, CA.
M.A., Mills College (LL.D., 1967)
1939- 1942: Teacher, Oakland Public Schools and Pacific Grove Public Schools, CA.
1942- 1943: John Switzer fellow, Stanford, CA.
Ph.D. (Marine Biology), Stanford University
1945- 1972: Associate professor of zoology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Author, Marine Boring and Fouling Organisms
1960- 1963: Special consultant in biological oceanography, U.S. National Science Foundation
1963- 1972: Director, Pacific Science Center, Seattle
Visiting professor, Stanford; Chief scientist, Research Vessel TE VEGA Expedition, International Indian Ocean
Member, Presidential Task Force on Oceanography
Member, Atomic Energy Commission
1972- 1975(January): Chairman
Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
1977- 1981: Governor, State of Washington
1980, September l8:
Lost her bid for reelection in state open primary
1981- : Writer and lecturer
From the guide to the Dixy Lee Ray Papers, 1937-1982, (Hoover Institution Archives)
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|creatorOf||Dixy Lee Ray Papers, 1937-1982||Hoover Institution Archives.|
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