JOHN M. BRAY, junior member of the firm of Boyer & Bray, was born at Toronto, Ohio, August 12, 1881 and is a son of William and Annie L. (Thompson) Bray, both of whom are deceased.
John M. Bray was reared at Toronto and attended the common and high schools of his native city. He commenced the newspaper business at the bottom, starting as a newsboy for the journal, of which he is now part owner and completing his trade in Toronto. Before entering into his present partnership he operated a job printing plant for a short time, merging it with the Tribune when he and Mr. Boyer took charge of the latter in 1908. Mr. Bray is a Knight Templar Mason.