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Guy Murchie

Guy Murchie, American author. Archives located at Mugar Memorial Library, Boston U. Founder, director Apple Hill Camp, Pepperell, Massachusetts and Nelson, New Hampshire, 1945-1955; member Pepperell (Massachusetts) School Board, 1946-1950. Member Institute Navigation (council 1956-1958, 61-63), United World Federalists, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Murchie, Guy was born on January 25, 1907 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Guy and Agnes (Donald) Murchie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1929.

    Career

    • Feature writer Chicago Tribune, 1934-1940, war correspondent European division, 1940-1942. Flight instructor navigation under air transport command American Airlines, 1942-1943, trans-oceanic navigator, 1944, Seaboard & Western Airlines, 1951-1952. Faculty Landhaven School, Camden, Maine, 1949.

    Major achievements

    • Archives located at Mugar Memorial Library, Boston U.

    Works

    • Music of the Spheres (#4875)
    • MUSIC OF THE SPHERES BY GUY MURCHIE HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY BOSTON THE RIVERSIDE PRESS CAMBRIDGE 1961 HARDBOUND 644 PAGES

    Politics

    Party affiliation: member Baha'i World Faith.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baha'i Faith

    Membership

    Founder, director Apple Hill Camp, Pepperell, Massachusetts and Nelson, New Hampshire, 1945-1955. Member Pepperell (Massachusetts) School Board, 1946-1950. Member Institute Navigation (council 1956-1958, 61-63), United World Federalists, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Forrester Parker, March 1932. Married Josephine Egan, December 27, 1941. Married Barbara Cooney, December 23, 1942.

      Children: Gretel, Barnaby. Married Kathe Luise Rautenstrauch, January 17, 1949. 1 child, Jed (deceased).

      Married Marie Lyons, May 6, 1987.
    • father: Guy Murchie
    • mother: Agnes (Donald) Murchie
    • spouses: Eleanor Forrester Parker
    • Josephine Egan
    • Barbara Cooney
    • Kathe Luise Rautenstrauch
    • Marie Lyons
    • children: Gretel Murchie
    • Barnaby Murchie
    • Jed Murchie (deceased)
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    Born January 25, 1907
    Died July 8, 1997
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1929
      Harvard University
    • 1934 - 1940
      Feature writer, Chicago Tribune
    • 1940 - 1942
      Feature writer, Chicago Tribune
    • 1942 - 1943
      flight instructor, navigation under air transport command American Airlines
    • 1944
      flight instructor, navigation under air transport command American Airlines
    • 1951 - 1952
      flight instructor, navigation under air transport command American Airlines