William Gray

William Gray or Bill Gray is a name shared by the following individuals:

Religious figures and public officials

*William Gray (bishop) (before 1390–1436), English clergyman; served as Bishop of London (1425–31) and Bishop of Lincoln (1431–36)
*William Gray (Massachusetts) (1750–1825), American politician and merchant who became one of the wealthiest men of his era
*William H. Gray (Oregon politician) (1810–1889), American pioneer of Oregon Country and organizer of its government
*William Crane Gray (1835–1919), American religious figure; first bishop of the Episcopal Church's Missionary Jurisdiction
*William Bain Gray (1886–1949), British Foreign Office official; served as Administrator of Saint Vincent and Governor of Saint Helena
*William Gray (Glasgow), Scottish administrator who served as Lord Provost of Glasgow from 1972 to 1975
*Wilfred James Gray, Australian government official from the 1970s to the 2000s; specialist in Aboriginal matters; best known as Bill Gray
*William H. Gray (Pennsylvania) (born 1941), American minister and political figure; Democrat from Pennsylvania; 2nd district (1979–91)

Writers and academics

*William S. Gray (1885–1960), American academic and prolific textbook author who was a foremost authority on the teaching of reading
*William G. Gray (1913–1992), English occultist, author and mystic whose prolific writings define modern studies of ritual and the occult
*George William Gray (born 1926), Scottish academic who is an internationally known authority on organic chemistry
*William M. Gray, (born 1931), American academic; Professor of Atmospheric Science; pioneer in techniques of forecasting hurricanes
*William D. Gray, American philosopher; author of the 1991 book "Thinking Critically About New Age Ideas"

ports personalities

*Bill Gray (baseball) (1871–1932), American Major League Baseball player whose career lasted from May 1890 to October 1898
*Bill Gray (football player) (1922–1978), American offensive lineman in the National Football League (Washington Redskins)
*Bill Gray (rugby player) (1932–1993), New Zealand Rugby Union footballer


*Bill Gray (born 1938), American actor who portrayed teenager Bud Anderson on TV's "Father Knows Best"; best known as Billy Gray
*William J. Gray, American astronomer associated with Project Pluto

=See also=
*Gray (surname)
*Grey (surname)
*William Grey (before 1415–1478), English clergyman who served as Bishop of Ely from 1454 to 1478
*William Gray Purcell (1880–1965), American architect known for his late-19th- early-20th-century Midwestern "Prairie School" style
*William Francis Gray Swann (1884–1962), Anglo-American physicist particularly noted for research into cosmic rays and high energy
*William Gray Espy (born 1948), American actor best known for roles in daytime dramas "The Young and the Restless" and "Another World"
*Bill Gray's, American chain of fast-food restaurants based in New York State; founded in 1938 by Bill and Alberta Gray

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  • William Gray — ist der Name folgender Persönlichkeiten: William Grey (Lincoln) († 1436), Bischof von London und von Lincoln William Grey (Ely) († 1478), Bischof von Ely William Gray (Kaufmann) (1750–1825), US amerikanischer Kaufmann und Reeder William Gray… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Gray (Kaufmann) — William Gray (* 8. Juli 1750 in Lynn; † 3. November 1825) war ein Kaufmann und Reeder aus Salem im Bundesstaat Massachusetts. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Familie 2 Werdegang als Kaufmann …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Gray (cricketer) — William Gray (November 26, 1864 mdash; December 18, 1898) was an English cricketer who played first class cricket for Essex. Gray was born and died in Chelmsford.Gray made just one first class appearance for the team, during the 1894 season,… …   Wikipedia

  • William Gray Purcell — (July 2, 1880 1965) was a Prairie School architect in the Midwestern United States. He partnered with George Grant Elmslie. The firm of Purcell and Elmslie produced designs for buildings in twenty two states, Australia, and China. The firm had… …   Wikipedia

  • William Gray Espy — (born July 19, 1948 in Dothan, Alabama, U.S.) is an actor, best known for roles in serials such as The Young and the Restless as William Snapper Foster (1973 1975, 2003) and Another World as Mitch Blake (1979 1982, 1986 1990).Espy also appeared… …   Wikipedia

  • William Gray (Massachusetts) — Infobox Lt Governor name= William Gray caption= order= 9th office= Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts term start= 1810 term end= 1812 governor= Elbridge Gerry predecessor= David Cobb successor= William Phillips, Jr. birth date= birth… …   Wikipedia

  • William Gray Purcell House — Infobox nrhp | name =William Gray Purcell House nrhp type = caption =The front view of the William Gray Purcell House. location= Minneapolis, MN lat degrees = 44 | lat minutes = 57 | lat seconds = 33.61 | lat direction = N long degrees = 93 |… …   Wikipedia

  • William Gray (bishop) — Infobox bishopbiog name =William Gray religion =Catholic See =Diocese of Lincoln Title = Bishop of Lincoln Period = 1431 ndash;1436 Predecessor = Richard Fleming Successor =William Alnwick ordination = bishops = Bishop of London post = date of… …   Wikipedia

  • William Gray Beyer — Infobox Writer name = William Gray Beyer imagesize = caption = pseudonym = birthdate = birthplace = deathdate = deathplace = occupation = short story writer, novelist nationality = U.S. period = 1939 to 1951 genre = Science fiction,… …   Wikipedia

  • William Gray Warden House — Infobox nrhp name = William Gray Warden House caption = locator x = 239 locator y = 162 location = Palm Beach, Florida area = added = August 1, 1984 visitation num = visitation year = governing body = The William Gray Warden House (also known as… …   Wikipedia

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