Meet Marion Ramey, Member of the Museum’s Advisory Council
Marion Ramey is a founding member of the National Law Enforcement Museum’s Advisory Council and is actively participating in the development and building of the Museum. He also volunteers his time to help research the Hoover Collection for the Museum.
Mr. Ramey has dedicated his career to law enforcement. He began as a Special Agent of the FBI in 1954, eventually serving as Inspector/Deputy Assistant Director in charge of Program Evaluation and Audits until 1982. He then served as Assistant Administrator and Chief Inspector for Planning and Inspection on loan to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) until his retirement in 1988.
After Mr. Ramey’s retirement from the FBI, he became the Executive Director of the Special Agent Mutual Benefits Association. While there, he sponsored one of the Federal Employee Benefit Plans and other insurance programs for federal law enforcement employees and retirees, working with the Association until 2000.
In 1993, Mr. Ramey was appointed Vice President/Director of the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation, a position he still holds. He is currently the liaison between the Foundation and the Museum, overseeing the acquisition of J. Edgar Hoover’s personal effects by the Museum in 2010.
Mr. Ramey has lived in the Washington, D.C., area since 1968.