Raymond J. McGrath

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Raymond J. McGrath
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by John W. Wydler
Succeeded by Gary Ackerman
Personal details
Born Raymond Joseph McGrath
(1942-03-27) March 27, 1942 (age 72)
Valley Stream, New York
Alma mater State University of New York at Brockport
New York University
Profession teacher

Raymond Joseph (Ray) McGrath (born March 27, 1942) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives. He was a Republican from New York.

McGrath was born in Valley Stream, New York. He graduated from the State University of New York at Brockport in 1963 and received an M.A. from New York University in 1968. His profession was that of a biology teacher, and from 1965 to 1971 he also served as the commissioner of the Hempstead Parks and Recreation Bureau.

From 1977 until 1980, McGrath served in the New York State Assembly. He was elected as a Republican to the 97th United States Congress and served from January 3, 1981 until January 3, 1993. He retired after six terms in Congress and became the president of the Beer Institute. He is currently President of the Downey McGrath Group, Inc. in Washington, D.C.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
John Thorp
New York State Assembly, 19th District
1977–1980
Succeeded by
Dean Skelos
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John W. Wydler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 5th congressional district

1981–1993
Succeeded by
Gary Ackerman