Jean <I>Tenney</I> Gray

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Jean Tenney Gray

  • Birth unknown USA
  • Death Oct 2000 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Greensboro, Caroline County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 88946944

In loving memory of.... Jean Tenney Gray.

You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in those who knew you. You will live on because we remember you!

Ms. Jean Tenney Gray of Alexandria, Virginia then Salt Lake City, Utah. (Divorced 1977),from Dr Clinton Wyeville Gray (died 1983).

They had two children... 1Lt Richard Tenney Gray (KIA)He was 23 and single when he died. Lieutenant Gray was a Nail Forward Air Controller assigned to the 23rd Tactical Air Support Squadron at Nakhon Phanom RTAFB Thailand.
He was shot down over Cambodia and daughter, Betty Jean Gray of Davis, CA.

Jean Tenney Gray , 1945-47 , Deceased, Class President - St. Mary's College of Maryland

*** Washington County Sports Hall of Fame
1987 Inductee:
Jean Tenney Gray - Archery

*** Class of 1934, JC - Sports: Tennis, Swimming, Sailing-1937 Archery National Champion

Athletic Accomplishments:
Jean received the College's "Best All Around" award in 1934. She participated in numer­ous sports while a student at St. Mary's Seminary Junior College and is best known for introducing archery to St. Mary's students.

***Post-Collegiate Accomplishments:
Using bows and arrows her father made for her, Jean went on to win the Maryland State Archery Championship every year from 1935-1938 and the Women's National Archery Championship in 1937 and 1938.

In 1939, she was nominated Maryland Ideal Outdoor Girl, cast in the film "Bow String," and inducted into the American Archer Hall of Fame.

She was inducted into the Washington County, Maryland Sports Hall of Fame in 1987 for archery.

Jean served as President of the St. Mary's Alumni Council from 1945-47.

She was 86 and living in Salt Lake City, Utah at the time of her death in October 2000.


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  • Created by: Eddieb
  • Added: 22 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88946944
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Tenney Gray (unknown–Oct 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88946944, citing Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro, Caroline County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Eddieb (contributor 46600350) .