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Joseph Mcmurray Devine

Joseph Mcmurray Devine, American ex-governor.


  • Devine, Joseph Mcmurray was born on March 15, 1861 in Wheeling, Virginia, (now West Virginia). Son of Hugh E. and Jane (McMurray) Devine.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1884, A.M. Superintendent schools, La Moure Company, North Dakota, 1886-1896. Lieutenant-governor, North Dakota, 1897-1898, becoming governor, 1898, for unexpired term (1898-1899) of Frank A. Briggs, deceased. Reelected Lieutenant-governor, term, 1899-1900.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    • father: Hugh E. Devine
    • mother: Jane (McMurray) Devine
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    Born March 15, 1861