Ralph Victor Murray
(1897 - 1991)
Ralph Victor Murray was active/lived in California, New Brunswick / Canada. Ralph Murray is known for painting.
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Biography Ralph Victor Murray
The following biography is being submitted by Susan Murray Lingenfelter, daughter of Ralph Victor Murray, August 2003.
Ralph Victor Murray was born June 27, 1897 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He was raised in Fredericton and Campbellton. He was living in Campbellton in 1910 and witnessed the whole town burn to the ground. He studied at Rothesay Academy and left school at the age of 15 to help support his mother and sisters when his father passed away. He joined the Canadian Expeditionary Forces at age 18 and served during World War 1 in England until he was stricken with Diptheria and transferred to Halifax. He was walking to work on Dec. 16, 1917 when the great explosion of Halifax took place.
After leaving the mili
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