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MURDSCH (Soundex M632) — See also SHOURDS.

  Murdsch, S. A. — of Havana, Mason County, Ill. Postmaster at Havana, Ill., 1887. Burial location unknown.


MURDY (Soundex M630) — See also DRUMMY, MARDI, MARDY, MCMURDY, MORDUE, MUNDY, MURDAGH, MURDAUGH, MURTY.

  Murdy, Andrew C. — of Potter County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 41st District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Murdy, Joe — of Alaska. Democrat. Candidate for Alaska state senate District F, 1994. Still living as of 1994.


MUREDDU (Soundex M630) — See also LAUREDA, LAUREDO, MERRYDAY, MUREEN, MURENSKY, MURER, THOMURE.

  Mureddu, Sam — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1962. Still living as of 1962.


MUREEN (Soundex M650) — See also LAUREEN, MAREEN, MOREN, MORIN, MORRIN, MUREDDU, MURENSKY, MURER, MURRIN, THOMURE, TUREEN, YOUREE.

  Mureen, E. W. — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill. Mayor of Galesburg, Ill., 1925. Burial location unknown.


MURENSKY (Soundex M652) — See also GLOBENSKY, GRODJIENSKY, LAURENS, MARINSKY, MENSKY, MUREDDU, MUREEN, MURER, PENSKY, THOMURE, WARENSKI, WILENSKY, ZUBRENSKY.

  Murensky, Rick — of McDowell County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 18th District; elected 1984. Still living as of 1984.


MURER (Soundex M660) — See also MAURER, MEHRER, MERRIER, MOORER, MORIER, MOWRER, MUER, MUREDDU, MUREEN, MURENSKY, MURNER, MURR, RUMER, THOMURE.

  Murer, Michael A. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1980 (17th District), 1982 (4th District). Still living as of 1982.


MURFEE (Soundex M610) — See also BURFEIND, DURFEE, GURFEIN, KURFEES, KURFESS, MORFEY, MORPHEW, MORPHY, MURFF, MURFIN, MURFREE, MURPHEY, MURPHY.

  Murfee, W. L. — of Marion, Perry County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MURFF (Soundex M610) — See also DINTURFF, FRUM, HURFF, MCENTURFF, MCINTURFF, MURFEE, MURFIN, MURFREE, MURPH.

  MURFF: See also Murff F. Bledsoe — Walton Murff Stephens


MURFIN (Soundex M615) — See also FIRNUM, FRUMIN, GARFINKEL, GARFINKLE, GORFINE, GORFINKEL, GORFINKLE, GURFIELD, HERFINDAHL, KURFISS, MURFEE, MURFF, MURFREE, THORFIN, TURFIRE.

  Murfin, Dave — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Murfin, Mrs. James O. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1947-49. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
James O. Murfin Murfin, James Orin (b. 1875) — also known as James O. Murfin — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, January 7, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1901-02; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1907; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1908-11; appointed 1908; resigned 1911; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1918-33, 1934-37; appointed 1934; defeated, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Orin Murfin and Josephine Hurd (Smith) Murfin; married, April 24, 1907, to Jane B. Macklem.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
  Murfin, Mabel — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MURFREE (Soundex M616) — See also FREE, MARHOFFER, MURFEE, MURFF, MURFIN, MURPHREE, MURPHREY, RUTHERFRAUD.

  Murfree, William Hardy (1781-1827) — of North Carolina. Born in North Carolina, October 2, 1781. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1813-17 (at-large 1813-15, 1st District 1815-17). Died January 19, 1827 (age 45 years, 109 days). Interment at Murfree Cemetery, Franklin, Tenn.
  Relatives: Uncle of David W. Dickinson (1808-1845).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


MURGATROYD (Soundex M623) — See also BORGATTI, FAUNTROY, FURGATCH, GATRELL, GEORGATOS, MURGUIA, TROY, TROYCE, TROYER, TROYNACKI, YARGATS.

  Murgatroyd, George W. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murgatroyd, Samuel — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1898. Burial location unknown.


MURGUIA (Soundex M620) — See also BERGUIDO, BOURGUIGNON, BURGUETE, BURGUM, BURGUND, BURGUSON, FURGUS, GUIANNUNZIO, LARGUIER, MARGA, MARGEE, MARGIE, MARGO, MARGY, MERGUIRE, MORGO, MUNGUIA, MURGATROYD, SURGUINE.

  Murguia, Carlos (b. 1957) — Born in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan., 1957. U.S. District Judge for Kansas, 1999-. Mexican ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Brother of Mary Helen Murguia (1960-).
  See also federal judicial profile
  Murguia, Mary Helen (b. 1960) — also known as Mary H. Murguia — Born in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan., September 6, 1960. U.S. District Judge for Arizona, 2000-11; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 2011-. Female. Mexican ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Sister of Carlos Murguia (1957-).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article


MURI (Soundex M600) — See also MARI, MOREAU, MOREY, MORI, MORREY, MORRY, MOWREY, MOWRY, MUIR, MURA, MURAI, MURIAL, MURIM, MURIS, MURL, MURO, MURREY, MURRY, MURT.

  MURI: See also Henry Etna Allee — Muri Dickie
  Muri, Dick — of Steilacoom, Pierce County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


MURIAL (Soundex M640) — See also ADRIAL, ARIAL, DERIAL, IMPERIAL, IMPERIALE, MEMORIAL, MERIALDO, MOREL, MORELL, MORELLE, MORIAL, MORREALE, MORRELL, MORRIL, MORRILL, MURI, MURIM, MURIS, MURRELL, MURRILL, RIAL, SATRIALE, SHERIAL.

  MURIAL: See also Murial Everix — Murial Bradley Muchler


MURIM (Soundex M650) — See also MARIAM, MARRIOM, MARYAM, MERIAM, MERRIAM, MEYERHEIM, MIRYAM, MORHAIM, MURI, MURIAL, MURIS, MYRIAM.

  Murim, Luke — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming Territory, 1880 (not seated). Burial location unknown.


MURIS (Soundex M620) — See also MARIS, MAURIS, MOORES, MORES, MORRIES, MORRIS, MORRISS, MURI, MURIAL, MURIM.

  Muris, Timothy J. — Republican. Member, Federal Trade Commission, 2001-04; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 2001-04. Still living as of 2004.


MURK (Soundex M620) — See also KRUM, KRUMM, MARK, MORCH, MORCK, MORK, MRUK, MUNK, MURCH, MURKEN, MURKOVICH, MURKOWSKI, MURR.

  Murk, George Elmer — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 29, 1945-54, 1957-62. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


MURKEN (Soundex M625) — See also COURKEN, MORKEN, MURK, MURKOVICH, MURKOWSKI.

  Murken, Harold E. — of Mahwah, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Elected mayor of Mahwah, N.J. 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MURKOVICH (Soundex M621) — See also BARKOVICH, BERKOVITZ, BORKOVEC, BURKOT, KOVICH, KURKOWSKI, MARKAVICH, MARKOVITS, MARKOVITZ, MURK, MURKEN, MURKOWSKI, YURKOVSKY.

  Murkovich, John — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MURKOWSKI (Soundex M622) — See also BORKOWSKI, BURKOT, JASIORKOWSKI, KLARKOWSKI, KOWSKI, KURKOWSKI, MARKOSKI, MARKOWSKI, MARKUSIC, MARXUACH, MROCZKOWSKI, MURK, MURKEN, MURKOVICH, NORKOWSKI, PIORKOWSKI, PIOTRKOWSKI, YURKOVSKY.

  Murkowski, Frank Hughes (b. 1933) — also known as Frank H. Murkowski — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 28, 1933. Republican. Banker; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alaska at-large, 1970; U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1981-2002; resigned 2002; Governor of Alaska, 2002-06; defeated in primary, 2006. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Elks; Lions; National Rifle Association; Rotary; American Legion. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Michael Murkowski and Helen (Hughes) Murkowski; married to Nancy Rena Gore; father of Lisa Murkowski (1957-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Murkowski, Lisa (b. 1957) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska, May 22, 1957. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives 14th District, 1999-2002; U.S. Senator from Alaska, 2002-; appointed 2002. Female. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Frank Hughes Murkowski (1933-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


MURL (Soundex M640) — See also HURL, MERL, MURI, MURLE, MURLENE, MURLESS.

  MURL: See also Murl K. Aten — Murl Holcomb DeFoe — Murl Glen Powell


MURLE (Soundex M640) — See also MERLE, MULE, MULLER, MURL, MURLENE, MURLESS, MURRELL, MYRLE, RUMMEL, RUMMELL, ULMER.

  MURLE: See also Murle E. Gorton — Murle C. Shreck


MURLENE (Soundex M645) — See also ARLENE, CARLENE, EARLENE, ERLENE, ESTERLENE, JERLENE, MARLEEN, MARLENEE, MARLIN, MARLON, MARLYN, MERLON, MERLYN, MOERLIEN, MORLAN, MURL, MURLE, MURLESS, SHARLENE.

  MURLENE: See also Murlene Randle


MURLESS (Soundex M642) — See also BURLESON, CHARLESS, FEARLESS, HARLESS, LESS, MARLYSS, MURL, MURLE, MURLENE, PEERLESS, SURLES, ZURLES.

  MURLESS: See also Arthur Beebe Chapin


MURMAN (Soundex M655) — See also MAUERMAN, MAURMAN, MERMAN, MOHRMANN, MOORMAN, MOORMANN, MORMAN, MURNAN.

  MURMAN: See also Mrs. Murman Jensen
  Murman, Sandra (b. 1950) — of Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., August 9, 1950. Republican. Member of Florida state house of representatives 56th District, 1997-. Female. Catholic. Member, League of Women Voters. Still living as of 1999.


MURNAGHAN (Soundex M652) — See also CONAGHAN, CONNAGHAN, HARNAGE, HENAGHAN, JARNAGIN, JERNAGIN, KERNAGHAN, MCGRANAGHAN, MEENAGHAN, MONAGHAN, MURNAN, MURNANE, MURNER, MURNICK, MURNINGHAN, SILBERNAGEL, SPICKERNAGLE, TURNAGE.

  Murnaghan, Francis Dominic, Jr. (1920-2000) — also known as Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., June 20, 1920. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; candidate for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1967; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1979-2000; died in office 2000. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care, Baltimore, Md., August 31, 2000 (age 80 years, 72 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


MURNAN (Soundex M655) — See also BOURNAN, CURNANE, MURMAN, MURNAGHAN, MURNANE, MURNER, MURNICK, MURNINGHAN.

Monica Murnan Murnan, Monica — of Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kan. Mayor of Pittsburg, Kan., 2014-. Female. Member, Rotary. Still living as of 2014.
  Image source: City of Pittsburg


MURNANE (Soundex M655) — See also BOURNAN, CURNANE, MURANE, MURNAGHAN, MURNAN, MURNER, MURNICK, MURNINGHAN.

  MURNANE: See also John Joseph Smith
  Murnane, Edward — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MURNER (Soundex M656) — See also BURNER, DAURNER, DURNER, GLASSBURNER, HILTBURNER, HURNER, LATURNER, LOCKBURNER, MARINARI, MARINER, MARNER, MARRINER, MEIERHENRY, MOERNER, MURER, MURNAGHAN, MURNAN, MURNANE, MURNICK, MURNINGHAN, PURNER, SOJOURNER, STONEBURNER, TURNER, URNER, WEIDENBURNER.

  Murner, James J. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Chair of Passaic County Democratic Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.


MURNICK (Soundex M652) — See also BURNICE, GURNICK, MARINACCIO, MARINAK, MARINCH, MARNOCH, MORANCIE, MORENCI, MORENCY, MURNAGHAN, MURNAN, MURNANE, MURNER, MURNINGHAN, NICK, OMERNICK.

  Murnick, Theodore R. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Independent candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 30th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.


MURNINGHAN (Soundex M655) — See also BENNINGHAUS, BENNINGHOFF, CUNINGHAM, CUNNINGHAM, CURNIN, DURNIN, DURNING, LANGHAN, LANINGHAM, MOURNING, MURNAGHAN, MURNAN, MURNANE, MURNER, MURNICK, SATURNINO, SCHOENINGH, WINNINGHAM, YOUNGHANS.

  Murninghan, Max E. (b. 1924) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1924. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1963; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1965-69; defeated, 1961, 1969. Still living as of 1983.


MURO (Soundex M600) — See also ALTAMURO, DEMURO, HURO, MARO, MAURO, MIRO, MONTEMURO, MORROW, MUNRO, MURA, MURI, ORUM.

  Muro, Andres — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state board of education 1st District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Muro, Andrew — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Muro, Tony — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Mayor of Vernon, Conn., 1996-97; defeated, 1997. Still living as of 1997.


MURPH (Soundex M610) — See also MCMURPHY, MURFF, MURPHET, MURPHEY, MURPHREE, MURPHREY, MURPHY, RUMPH.

  Murph, Frederick O. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


MURPHET (Soundex M613) — See also CARSTARPHEN, HUMPERT, JAPHET, MCMURPHY, MCPHETRES, MCPHETRIDGE, MORFIT, MORFITT, MORPHET, MORPHEW, MURPH, MURPHEY, MURPHREE, MURPHREY, MURPHY, ORPHEUS, PHETZING, PROPHET, YAPHETT, ZERPHEY.

  MURPHET: See also Robert Morris


MURPHEY (Soundex M610) — See also BROPHEY, CARSTARPHEN, MCMURPHY, MORFEY, MORPHET, MORPHEW, MORPHY, MURFEE, MURPH, MURPHET, MURPHREE, MURPHREY, MURPHY, NAPHEY, ORPHEUS, UMPHREY, WHIPHEY, ZERPHEY.

  MURPHEY: See also Samuel Murphey Bason — Charles Murphey Candler — Charles W. Durfee — Daniel S. Haymond
  Murphey, Charles (1799-1861) — of Georgia. Born in South Carolina, May 9, 1799. Democrat. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1851-53. Died January 16, 1861 (age 61 years, 252 days). Interment at Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Ga.
  Relatives: Father of Eliza Murphey (who married Milton Anthony Candler (1837-1909)); grandfather of Charles Murphey Candler; great-grandfather of George Scott Candler.
  Political family: Candler family of Georgia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Murphey, Clarence T. — U.S. Vice Consul in Sarnia, as of 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Murphey, John C. — of Broome County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Broome County 1st District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Murphey, Sam — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 55th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Murphey, Thomas A. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Murphey, William H. — of Montgomery County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.


MURPHREE (Soundex M616) — See also JAYASHREE, MARHOFFER, MCMURPHY, MURFREE, MURPH, MURPHET, MURPHEY, MURPHREY, MURPHY, SCHREE, SCHREEDER, SHREEVE, THREE, THREEP, THREET.

  Murphree, Carl M. — of Decatur, Morgan County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Murphree, Dennis Herron (1886-1949) — also known as Dennis Murphree — of Mississippi. Born in Pittsboro, Calhoun County, Miss., January 6, 1886. Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1927, 1943; Governor of Mississippi, 1927-28, 1943-44. Died of a stroke, February 9, 1949 (age 63 years, 34 days). Interment at Pittsboro Cemetery, Pittsboro, Miss.
  Murphree, Joel D. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Murphree, Sam — of Troy, Pike County, Ala. Mayor of Troy, Ala., 1952-53, 1955-56, 1958-59, 1961-62, 1963-65, 1967-68. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphree, Therman — of Cullman, Cullman County, Ala. Mayor of Cullman, Ala., 1988-92. Still living as of 1992.
  Murphree, Thomas Alexander (1883-1945) — Born in Blount County, Ala., December 1, 1883. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, 1938-45; died in office 1945. Died September 5, 1945 (age 61 years, 278 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Murphree, William T. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


MURPHREY (Soundex M616) — See also HMPHREYS, HUMPHREY, HUMPHREYS, HUMPHREYVILLE, HUNPHREY, MARHOFFER, MCMURPHY, MUMPHREYS, MURFREE, MURPH, MURPHET, MURPHEY, MURPHREE, MURPHY, PELPHREY, PUMPHREY, UMPHREY.

  Murphrey, Todd — of North Carolina. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


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