William Herbert Gray was born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.
1959 - attended the public schools; graduated from Simon Gratz High School, Philadelphia.
1963 - B.A., Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa.
1966 - M.Div., Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, N.J.
1970 - Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey.
1970-1974: St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, N.J.
1968-1969: Jersey City State College.
1971: Rutgers University.
1970-1972: Montclair (N.J.) State College.
William Herbert Gray was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses until his resignation September 11, 1991.