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MURRAY, Reid Fred

MURRAY, Reid Fred
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1887–1952

Biography

MURRAY, Reid Fred, A Representative from Wisconsin; born in Ogdensburg, Waupaca County, Wis., October 16, 1887; attended the public schools and Manawa High School; was graduated from the College of Agriculture of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1916; served as agricultural agent for railroads in St. Paul, Minn., 1914-1917, for Winnebago County, Wis., 1917-1919, and for the First National Bank, Oshkosh, Wis., 1919-1922; professor of animal husbandry, at the College of Agriculture, University of Wisconsin, 1922-1927; engaged in agricultural pursuits and in the buying and selling of cattle and farms, Waupaca, Wis., 1927-1939; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1939, until his death in Bethesda, Md., April 29, 1952; interment in Park Cemetery, one mile north of Ogdensburg, Wis.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Baylor University
Baylor Collections of Political Materials

Waco, TX
Papers: 1939-1952, 3.8 linear feet. The papers of Reid Murray document his years as a U. S. Representative from Wisconsin from 1939 until his death in 1952. The paper include biographical information, a guest book, remarks for the Congressional Record both printed and handwritten, and various articles. The collection also contains thirteen scrapbooks filled with news clippings about Reid Murray and Congress during his terms of service from 1939 to 1952. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
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