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Murray, J.

MURRAY (Soundex M600) — See also FURRAY, LORRAY, MACMURRAY, MAURY, MCELMURRAY, MCMURRAN, MCMURRAY, MOIRA, MORA, MORAY, MORRAH, MOURA, MURA, MURAI, MURR, MURRAH, MURREY, MURRY, ORRAY.

  Murray, J. B. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, J. Howard — of Towson, Baltimore County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, J. M., Sr. — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, Jack — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1980; chair of Wood County Democratic Party, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Murray, James — of Wood County, Ohio. Republican. Ohio state attorney general, 1861-63. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James — of Fremont, Dodge County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Fremont, Neb., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James — of Clinton County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James A. — of Baltimore, Md. Candidate for delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment 2nd District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James B. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James Cunningham (1917-1999) — also known as James C. Murray — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 16, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1955-57; defeated, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964; circuit judge in Illinois, 1970-84; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1986-94. Died in Oak Lawn, Cook County, Ill., October 13, 1999 (age 82 years, 150 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Murray, James Edward (1876-1961) — also known as James E. Murray — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born near St. Thomas, Ontario, May 3, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1934-61. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., March 23, 1961 (age 84 years, 324 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Viola E. Horgan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Murray, James F. — Roosevelt, Labor, Anti-Hague candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James F. — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James Francis, Jr. (1919-1965) — also known as James F. Murray, Jr. — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., May 11, 1919. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1954-57. Catholic. Died, following a heart attack, in St. Francis Hospital, Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., March 12, 1965 (age 45 years, 305 days). Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Jane (Wallace) Murray; married to Bianca Maria Vite.
  Murray, James H. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Rio de Janeiro, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James I. (1801-1848) — of Jefferson County, Iowa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1801. Delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Jefferson County, 1844. Died December 5, 1848 (age about 47 years). Interment at Gwynne Cemetery, Penn Township, Jefferson County, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret Jane Stuart (1813-1854).
  Murray, James J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Progressive. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James K. — of Calhoun County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Murray, James L. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Bristol, Connecticut, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James L. — of Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James R. — of Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1914; Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James S. — of New Hampshire. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James T. — of Florence, Boone County, Ky. Postmaster at Florence, Ky., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James T. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, James T. — of Thompsonville, Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Enfield, Connecticut, 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, Janice — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Murray, Jeremiah — of Murrysville, Westmoreland County, Pa. Postmaster at Murrays Mills, Pa., 1813; Murrysville, Pa., 1828-29. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, Jesse L. (1882-1965) — also known as Mrs. Fred Murray — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Born in 1882. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1939. Female. Died November 4, 1965 (age about 83 years). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Fred Murray (1875-1955).
  Murray, John (1768-1834) — of Milton, Northumberland County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1768. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 10th District, 1817-21. Died in 1834 (age about 66 years). Interment at Chillisquaque Cemetery, Potts Grove, Pa.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Thomas Murray, Jr. (1770-1823).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Murray, John — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John A. — of Wellington, Sumner County, Kan. Member of Kansas state house of representatives 86th District, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John C. — of Arkansas. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1856; candidate for Representative from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress 3rd District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John D. — of Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va. Mayor of Grafton, W.Va., 1980-81, 1986-87. Still living as of 1987.
  Murray, John F. (1862-1928) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in 1862. Borough president of Bronx, New York, 1909. Died in 1928 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John F. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John F. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John Gardner (1857-1929) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala.; Baltimore, Md.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lonaconing, Allegany County, Md., August 31, 1857. Democrat. Episcopal priest; Bishop of Maryland, 1911-29; Presiding Bishop of the United States, 1926-29; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1912. Methodist; later Episcopalian. Scottish ancestry. Died, of a stroke, during a session of the House of Bishops, in St. James Church, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., October 3, 1929 (age 72 years, 33 days). Interment at Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of James Murray (1830-1878) and Ann (Kirkwood) Murray (1830-1888); married, October 13, 1881, to Harriet May 'Hattie' Sprague (1860-1884; drowned in steamboat accident); married, December 4, 1889, to Clara Alice Hunsicker (1864-1937).
  Murray, John H. — of South Waverly, Bradford County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1924, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John H. — of Pennsylvania. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 27th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John H. — of Herrin, Williamson County, Ill. Mayor of Herrin, Ill., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John H. — of Eureka, Eureka County, Nev. Republican. Member of Nevada state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John J. — of New York. U.S. Consul in Glasgow, 1801-07. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John J. — of Johnsonburg, Elk County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John J. (b. 1914) — of Forest Hills, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Turtle Creek, Allegheny County, Pa., September 15, 1914. Democrat. Justice of the peace; production coordinator, Westinghouse Electric Corporation; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 16th District, 1953-60; defeated, 1964. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Murray and Sarah (McGivern) Murray; married to Alice M. Summ.
  Murray, John J. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Albany, N.Y., 1961-67 (acting, 1961-63). Still living as of 1967.
  Murray, John J. — of Bergen County, N.J. Conservative. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1965; candidate for New Jersey state senate District 13, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Murray, John J. — of Michigan. Candidate for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 2nd District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Murray, John L. (1806-1842) — of Kentucky. Born in Pennsylvania, 1806. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1837-39. Died in 1842 (age about 36 years). Interment at Irvin Cemetery, Wadesboro, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Murray, John M. — of Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y. Mayor of Le Roy, N.Y., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John M. — of Garden City, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 21st Senatorial District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Murray, John P. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 8th District, 1994, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Murray, John Porry (1830-1895) — of Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tenn. Born in Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tenn., July 14, 1830. Democrat. State court judge in Tennessee, 1857; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Tennessee in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1876. Died in Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tenn., December 21, 1895 (age 65 years, 160 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Murray, John T. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, John W. — of Beverly, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixth Essex District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Murray, Johnston (1902-1974) — of Oklahoma. Born in Oklahoma, July 21, 1902. Democrat. Governor of Oklahoma, 1951-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Tishomingo, Johnston County, Okla., April 16, 1974 (age 71 years, 269 days). Interment at Tishomingo Cemetery, Tishomingo, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry David Murray (1869-1956).
  Political family: Murray family of Tishomingo, Oklahoma.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Murray, Joseph — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 15th District, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, Joseph — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Conservative. Candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Murray, Joseph H. — of McCarthy, Valdez-Cordova census area, Alaska; Cordova, Valdez-Cordova census area, Alaska. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1917-18, 1923-32. Burial location unknown.
  Murray, Julius — of Richland County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives 81st District, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.


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