• Born date: 1916-07-18
  • Born in: United states
  • Death date: 2005-07-06
  • Death in: United states
L. Patrick Gray

Louis Patrick Gray III or Pat Gray (July 18, 1916 – July 6, 2005) was acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from May 2, 1972 to April 27, 1973. During this time, the FBI was in charge of the initial investigation into the burglaries that sparked the Watergate scandal, which eventually led to the resignation of President Nixon. Gray was nominated as permanent Director by Nixon on February 15, 1973 but failed to win Senate confirmation.