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Albert Murray

 (1906 - 1992)
Albert Ketcham Murray was active/lived in New York, Kansas.  Albert Murray is known for combat views, portrait-Navy heroes.

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Albert Murray


The following is from Faith Brabenec Hart of Evanston Illinois: She is editing the war biography of Murray, written by Marion S. Gilliland (deceased).

During World War II, Albert K. Murray (1906-1992) was among the five original Navy combat artists along with Griffith Bailly Coale, William F. Draper, Dwight C. Shepler, and Mitchell Jamieson.  He documented in oil portraits the Navy General Board, the heroes of the USS Boise, and in watercolors the war efforts in the Caribbean and South America, and the invasion of Southern France in the Second D-Day on 15 August 1944.

After the war, he remained on active duty another five years in order to complete a series of portraits of the war's leaders and heroes.  His portrait  ...  Displaying 750 of 3624 characters.



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About  Albert Murray

Born:  1906 - Emporia, Kansas
Died:   1992 - Emporia, Kansas
Known for:  combat views, portrait-Navy heroes