Houston Murray (1894 - 1986)

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Houston Murray
1894 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Houston Murray was born on September 1, 1894. He died in August 1986 at 91 years of age. We know that Houston Murray had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi 39501.

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Houston Murray died in August 1986 at 91 years of age. He was born on September 1, 1894. There is no information about Houston's surviving family. We know that Houston Murray had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi 39501.
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In 1894, in the year that Houston Murray was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1928, Houston was 34 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1938, when he was 44 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1945, by the time he was 51 years old, on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

In 1986, in the year of Houston Murray's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Joseph H Murray
Sep 9, 1945 - Oct 31, 2007
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Melvin A Murray
Jan 25, 1944 - Feb 24, 2005
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Flora J Murray
May 22, 1924 - May 27, 2002
Shreveport, LA
Hosia Murray
Jul 27, 1911 - Dec 7, 1989
Sunflower, MS
Eldridge F Murray
Aug 26, 1944 - May 29, 2008
Broadview, IL
Emma Murray
Mar 7, 1882 - December 1968
Richton, Mississippi
Charles M Murray
Oct 22, 1948 - May 13, 2003
Bay Saint Louis, MS
Vergie D Murray
Dec 13, 1928 - Jun 3, 2005
Forest, MS
Louis D Murray
Oct 14, 1949 - Feb 9, 2010
Burnsville, MS
Ephesians Murray
Jan 17, 1950 - September 1971
Hettie Murray
Aug 18, 1905 - Apr 3, 2011
Newton, MS
John Murray
Sep 26, 1898 - April 1968
Orlando, Florida
Warren P Murray
Feb 15, 1916 - Mar 2, 1996
San Angelo, TX
Theresa M Murray
Nov 11, 1916 - Mar 27, 2009
Cordova, TN
J Murray
Aug 5, 1954 - Jan 15, 1991
Captain Murray
Jul 5, 1889 - January 1977
Nashville, Arkansas
Roland Murray
Sep 3, 1899 - March 1982
Cupertino, California
Reamas Murray
Jan 25, 1904 - February 1989
Kansas City, KS
Sammye M Murray
Oct 10, 1901 - Mar 12, 1993
Steele, MO
Kathryn Murray
Jun 19, 1949 - May 1973
Beebe, Arkansas

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