Born in Detroit, MI on Sept. 17, 1872. Murray studied at the Detroit Institute of Art and the ASL of NYC. After traveling around the world, he settled in San Diego in 1897. For awhile he shared a studio with Charles Fries and then had a studio in his home at 642 Savoy Street. He was a teacher for the state of California for his last 24 years. He died in San Diego on July 26, 1967. Member: San Diego Art Guild.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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