Born in Columbia, MO on May 22, 1904. Murry studied at the Detroit Academy of Art. After settling in Los Angeles in the 1930s, he worked as a muralist for the Federal Art Project. He died in Los Angeles on Sept. 7, 1973. Exh: Federal Art Project, LACMA, 1935; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1937, 1941; LACMA, 1939; GGIE, 1939 (oils); NY World's Fair, 1939 (murals); Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1940; En's Gallery (LA), 1941. In: LA Water & Power Co. (mural); Glendale Jr. College (petrachrome); Boise (ID) Post Office (mural).
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