Sir John Murray, Lord Murray

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John Archibald Murray

Birthdate: (80)
Death: March 7, 1859 (80)
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Murray, of Murrayfield, Lord Henderland and Katherine Murray
Brother of William Murray of Henderland

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir John Murray, Lord Murray

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Sir John Archibald Murray, Lord Murray, (1779-1859) was a Scottish judge.

Son of Alexander Murray, Lord Henderland, he contributed to the Edinburgh Review from its commencement. He was a promoter of the 1832 Reform Bill and was Member of Parliament for Leith Burghs from 1832 until 1839.

He was appointed Lord Advocate from May to November 1834 and from 1835 to 1839. He was knighted and appointed a judge, with the judicial title Lord Murray, in 1839."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John Murray, Lord Murray', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 April 2012, 17:51 UTC, <,_Lord_Murray&oldid=485563687> [accessed 27 October 2012]

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Sir John Murray, Lord Murray's Timeline

June 8, 1778
March 7, 1859
Age 80
Edinburgh, Scotland