Murray was decorated with the Order of the Crown.
University of Maine, Orono, Maine, United States
John Murray received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maine in1937.
University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana, United States
In 1938 Murray graduated from the University of Indiana with the Master of Arts degree.
University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States
Later Murray studied at the University of California in Los Angeles from which he graduated in 1942 with the Doctor of Philosophy degree.
John Murray received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maine in 1937. In 1938 he graduated from the University of Indiana with the Master of Arts degree. Later Murray studied at the University of California in Los Angeles from which he graduated in 1942 with the Doctor of Philosophy degree.
Murray started his professional career working as an editor at the Douglas Aircraft from 1938 to 1945. Then he taught history at the Ohio State University in 1945 and after that at Northwestern University until 1946. He became an assistant professor at the University of Indiana in 1946 and worked in this capacity until 1954. After moving to the state of Iowa, Murray became a chairman of the history department in Coe College in 1954 and served there as a professor of history until his death in 1993.
He was also a visiting associate professor at the University of California in Los Angeles during the summer of 1949. Murray spent around 10 years working as a historian at the Iowa Light and Power Company from 1980 to 1993.
(A cultural bridge: The influence of the low countries on ...)1985
(Indiana University Publications, Social Science Series.)1951
In his religious affiliation, Murray was a Congregationalist.
Murray was a member of the following organizations: Royal History Society (England), Historisch Genootschop (Netherlands), Karolinska Förbundet (Sweden), Cedar Rapids Art Association, American History Association, Blue Key, Senior Skull, Kappa Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Cosmos Club.
On January 30, 1942, Murray was married to Helen Elizabeth Tomson. They had two children: John Joseph III and Michael Tomson.