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Richard Murray Simpson

Richard Murray Simpson, American congressman. member 76th-82d Congresses, 17th Pennsylvania District, 83d-86th Congresses, 18th District.; Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1935-1937.; Served in Tank corpus, United States army, 1918.; Member American Legion.; Odd Fellow, Patriotic Order Sons of America.

Background

  • Simpson, Richard Murray was born on August 30, 1900 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Warren Brown and Sue (Miller) Simpson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pittsburgh 1923. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown Law School, 1943.

    Career

    • Engaged in insurance, 1923-1937. Elected to 75th Congress (1937-1939), 18th Pennsylvania District, at special election, 1937. Member 76th-82d Congresses, 17th Pennsylvania District, 83d-86th Congresses, 18th District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member 76th-82d Congresses, 17th Pennsylvania District, 83d-86th Congresses, 18th District. Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1935-1937. Served in Tank corpus, United States army, 1918.

    Member American Legion. Odd Fellow, Patriotic Order Sons of America.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Metz, September 15, 1928 (died March 6, 1945).; married second, Mae Cox, June 12, 1948. Children: Susan, Barbara.
    • father: Warren Brown Simpson
    • mother: Sue (Miller) Simpson
    • spouses: Grace Metz
    • Mae Cox
    • children: Susan Simpson
    • Barbara Simpson
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    Died January 7, 1960
    (aged 59)
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