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State legislator

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.


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.


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.


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


Life partner Michael Shiosaki.

Leland Joseph

Anne Mary Phelan Murray