Thomas Michael Murray (1899 - 1975)

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Thomas Michael Murray
1899 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Michael Murray was born in 1899. He was born to James Murray and Mary Anne Toole Murray, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1975 in Tatu, Australia at age 76.


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James Murray
Tatu, Australia
Mary Anne Toole Murray
Tatu, Australia


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Thomas Michael Murray passed away in 1975 in Tatu, Australia at 76 years old. He was born in 1899. He was born to James Murray and Mary Anne Toole Murray, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1899 - 1975 World Events

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In 1899, in the year that Thomas Michael Murray was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1904, by the time he was just 5 years old, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1922, he was 23 years old when the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1933, when he was 34 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1975, in the year of Thomas Michael Murray's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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Other Thomas Murrays

Thomas Seaforth Murray
around 1892 - Sep 18, 1915
Thomas Salton Murray
around 1894 - Sep 14, 1914
Thomas Robertson Murray
Died: Jan 15, 1945
Thomas Richard Murray
around 1889 - Aug 7, 1915
Thomas Patrick Loraine Murray
Died: Feb 20, 1945
Thomas Patrick Murray
around 1887 - Jun 2, 1916
Thomas Moore Murray
around 1920 - May 3, 1941
Thomas Mckay Arnand Murray
around 1922 - Nov 2, 1944
Thomas Mccall Murray
around 1901 - Nov 14, 1942
Thomas Lockwood Murray
around 1888 - Feb 25, 1917
Thomas Lewis Murray
around 1913 - Sep 9, 1943
Thomas John Murray
around 1922 - Feb 10, 1945
Thomas James Murray
around 1894 - May 3, 1917
Thomas James Murray
around 1920 - Sep 12, 1944
Thomas Hodgson Murray
Died: Apr 14, 1940
Thomas Henry Murray
around 1917 - Oct 5, 1944

Other Murrays

James Murray
Tatu, Australia
Mary Anne Toole Murray
Tatu, Australia
Donald Patrick Murray
1904 - 1975
Gree, Australia
Charles Murray
Gree, Australia
Patricia Gibson Murray
Gree, Australia
John Murray
1909 - 1975
Arar, Australia
Stanley Lawr Murray
Arar, Australia
Marjorie Bronwyn Murray
1901 - 1975
Ring, Australia
Stone William Murray
Ring, Australia
Edward James Murray
1917 - 1975
Dove, Australia
Emma Eugenia Murray
1891 - 1975
Sale, Australia
Mcwhirter Robe Murray
Sale, Australia
Sarah Galvin Murray
Sale, Australia
Died: 1975
Melbourne, Australia
John Douglas Murray
Melbourne, Australia
Margaret Lor Delaney Murray
Melbourne, Australia
Alma Ethel Rose Murray
1904 - 1975
Prahran, Australia
Henry Bishop Murray
Prahran, Australia

Other Bios

James Murray
Tatu, Australia
Mary Anne Toole Murray
Tatu, Australia
Annie Irene Mayall
1897 - 1975
Brighton, Australia
Rhodes Alfred Mayall
Brighton, Australia
Ann Marshall Mayall
Brighton, Australia
James Malcolm Mcleod
1904 - 1975
Echuca, Australia
John Mcleod
Echuca, Australia
Ellen Bryce Mcleod
Echuca, Australia
Donald Mcpherson
1900 - 1975
Cant, Australia
George Mcpherson
Cant, Australia
Elizabeth Crow Mcpherson
Cant, Australia
Ailsa Mary Mclennan
1916 - 1975
Trar, Australia
Alexander Ge Mclennan
Trar, Australia
John Anthony Long
1914 - 1975
Glen, Australia
Percy Oswald Long
Glen, Australia
Vida Vivian Robbie Long
Glen, Australia
Mabel May Lowerson
1888 - 1975
Beec, Australia
Hartt James Lowerson
Beec, Australia
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