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Edward B. Murray

Edward B. Murray, American state legislator. Recipient Humanitarian award, Catholic Community Service, 1992, Human Rights award, Universal Fellowship Metropolitan Community Churches, 1998, Housing Hero award, Washington Low-Income Housing Congress & Network, 1999, Abolitionist award, Washington Coalition to Abolish Death Penalty, 1999.

Background

  • Murray, Edward B. was born on May 2, 1955 in Aberdeen, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Leland Joseph and Anne Mary Phelan Murray.

  • Career

    • Coordinator, training & client alternatives Metropolitan Public Defenders, Portland, Oregon, 1980—1984. Legal assistant Perkins Coie, 1984—1986. Supervisor & coordinator Preston, Thorgrimson, Shildler, Gates & Ellis, 1987—1991.

      Council assistant to city councilwoman Martha Choe Seattle, 1992—1996. Member District 43 Washington House of Representatives, 1995—2006, Washington State Senate, since 2007.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Young Men’s Christian Association (Greater Seattle) (board director), Greater Seattle Business Association, Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce, St. Partrick's Parish.

    Connections

    • Life partner Michael Shiosaki.
    • father: Leland Joseph
    • mother: Anne Mary Phelan Murray
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    Born March 2, 1955
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1980 - 1984
      Coordinator
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1984 - 1986
      legal assistant, Perkins Coie
    • 1987 - 1991
      supervisor & coordinator, Preston
    • 1992 - 1996
      council assistant, to city councilwoman Martha Choe Seattle
    • 1995 - 2006
      member, District 43 Washington House of Representatives
    • 2007
      member, District 43 Washington House of Representatives