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Robert McMurtry

 (1950 - 2012)
Robert McMurtry was active/lived in Oklahoma.  Robert McMurtry is known for Indian theme painting, animals, murals, teaching, cartoons, illustration.

Robert McMurtry

The following information, written by Wilhelm Murg, was published on the website of Indian Country Today Media

Native Artist Robby McMurtry Fatally Shot by Deputy

Robby McMurtry, who was of Comanche descent, was a pillar of the community in the small town of Morris, Oklahoma. He was an acclaimed gallery artist who painted an iconic mural for the city’s library, a published author who created graphic novels, and a popular teacher who taught art to a generation of citizens at the local high school. His status made it all the more shocking when sheriff’s deputies fatally shot him in self-defense.

On Wednesday August 1, the Okmulgee Sherriff’s Department responded to a call about McMurtry, 61, who w  ...  Displaying 750 of 2595 characters.

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About  Robert McMurtry

Born:  1950 - San Antonio, Texas
Died:   2012 - Morris, Oklahoma
Known for:  Indian theme painting, animals, murals, teaching, cartoons, illustration