|Name||James A. Gray II|
|Address||6051 Winchester Park Dr |
New Orleans, Louisiana , United States
Mar 05, 2017 02:38pm
66. Raised in Baton Rouge, legally domiciled in eastern New Orleans.
Married, two children.
Graduated from Scotlandville High School in Scotlandville, La.; bachelor of science in math from Morehouse College; juris doctorate from Harvard Law School.
Served as an Infantry Platoon Commander in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967 to 1970.
Attorney, Gray & Gray; adjunct professor Tulane Law School; former professor at Louisiana State University School of Law.
Board member of National Urban League, Boy Scouts of America, Boys and Girls Club of America. President of the Louisiana Law Institute.
Member of Asia Baptist Church, U.S. Track and Field volunteer coach.
Lost bids for District Attorney in 1997 and 2003.
Current Chair of Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee.
Philosophy and platform
Build a hospital in eastern New Orleans.
Work to ensure local and minority participation in development and recovery projects.
Invest in youth programs, parks and playgrounds.
Increase business opportunities and economic development in the district.
Address quality of life issues like blight control and grass cutting.