Hon'ble Mr. A.N. Ray; b.29 January,1912; s. of late Sati Nath Ray and grandson of late Dr.
Debendra Nath Ray; married Himani Mukherjee, eldest daughter of late Atulya Charan
Mukherjee; one son-Ajoy Nath Ray; Educated at Ripon School and Presidency College,
Calcutta (M.A. Modern History); Hindu College Foundation Scholar; Later educated at Oriel
College, Oxford and took B.A. in Honours School of Modern History; Called to the Bar by
the Hon'ble Society of Gray's Inn in 1939; Practised at the High Court, Calcutta; Became a
Judge of the Supreme Court on 1st August, 1969, Became Chief Justice of India on 26th
April, 1973; President of the Governing Body, Presidency College, Calcutta from 1959;
Honorary Treasurer of Asiatic Society from 1962 to 1965; Vice-President of Asiatic Society
from 1965 to 1967; President, Society for the Welfare of Blind, Narendrapur, West Bengal;
Member, Karma Samiti, Visva-Bharati from 1963 to 1967 and Life Member of the Sansad,
Visva-Bharati. Retired on 28.01.1977.