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JOHN J. MURRAY


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1953-1954 Democrat
1955-1956 Democrat
1959 Democrat
1960 Democrat
1961 Democrat
1962 Democrat
1963 Democrat
1964 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

09/15/1914 - 04/28/1967

MURRAY, John J., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, September 15, 1914 in Turtle Creek, Allegheny County, Pa.; graduated, Wilkinsburg High School, 1932; attended, University of Pittsburgh; supervisor, industrial relations department, Westinghouse Electric Corporation (1937-1967); elected, justice of the peace, Allegheny County (1948-1954); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1952; reelected and served 4 more nonconsecutive terms (1955-1956 and 1959-1964); unsuccessful campaigns for reelection to the House (1956, 1964); died, April 28,1967 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Woodlawn Cemetery, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.