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Guy Murchie

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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, Chicago Tribune, 1940-1942;flight instructor navigation under air transport command, American Airlines, 1942-1943;trans-oceanic navigator, American Airlines, 1944;trans-oceanic navigator, Seaboard & Western Airlines, 1951-1952. Faculty Landhaven School, Camden, Maine, 1949.

Achievements

  • Archives located at Mugar Memorial Library, Boston U.

Works

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)