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Harold Murdock

Harold Murdock, American banker. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.


  • Murdock, Harold was born in 1862 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Review John Nelson and Martha (Ballard) Murdock.

  • Education

    • Honorary Master of Arts, Harvard, 1916.


    • 1 son, Kenneth Ballard. President National Exchange Bank, Boston, 1899-1907. Vice president National Shawmut Bank, Boston, 1907-1920.

      Director Harvard University Press, since 1920.


    • Author: The Reconstruction of Europe, 1889. Sir William Kircaldy of Grange, 1906. Earl Percy’s Dinner Table, 1907.

      The Great Boston Fire, 1909. The Nineteenth of April 1775, 1923. Earl Percy Dines Abroad, 1924.

      Bunker Hill, 1927.


    Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.


    • Married Mary Lawson, 1890.
    • father: Review John Nelson Murdock
    • mother: Martha (Ballard) Murdock
    • spouse: Mary Lawson
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    Born 1862
    Died April 5, 1934
    (aged 72)