John Alexander Murray (1896 - 1950)

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Birth


Horsham, Victoria Australia

Death


Kew, Victoria Australia

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Family

Father: John Anderson Murray
Mother: Elizabeth Esther (Smith) Murray
Siblings: Alan Ambrose Murray, Zillah Elaine Murray, and Ailsa Elizabeth Shand Murray

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Alexander

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Clevon Kerwin Murray Memorial Card

Clevon Kerwin Murray Memorial Card

Ellen M. Murray close-up.

Ellen M. Murray close-up.

Naomi Matten

Naomi Matten

Ellen Murray, Marie Curry, Amanda Stevenson

Ellen Murray, Marie Curry, Amanda Stevenson

Ellen M. Murray

Ellen M. Murray

Grisel (Alvarez) Murray

Grisel (Alvarez) Murray

Grisel (Alvarez) Murray

Grisel (Alvarez) Murray

Evelyn Ruth (Pugh) Murray

Evelyn Ruth (Pugh) Murray

Fathers Burke and Murray

Fathers Burke and Murray

The Murray brothers and wives

The Murray brothers and wives

Jacque Murray and Diane Murray

Jacque Murray and Diane Murray

Diane Murray

Diane Murray

John Robert Murray

John Robert Murray

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Roseanne (Murray) Freeman Clevon Kerwin Murray Memorial Card Ellen M. Murray close-up. Naomi Matten

Timeline

1896 - In the year that John Alexander Murray was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

1907 - By the time he was merely 11 years old, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

1908 - At the age of just 12 years old, John was alive when unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

1941 - John was 45 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1950 - In the year of John Alexander Murray's passing, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

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John Alexander Murray passed away in 1950 in Kew, Victoria , Australia at 54 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was born in 1896 in Horsham, Victoria , Australia. He was born to John Anderson Murray and Elizabeth Esther (Smith) Murray, with siblings Alan, Zillah, and Ailsa.

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