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Joseph Mcmurray Devine

ex-governor.

Joseph Mcmurray Devine, American ex-governor.

Background

Devine, Joseph Mcmurray was born on March 15, 1861 in Wheeling, Virginia, (now West Virginia). Son of Hugh E. and Jane (McMurray) Devine.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1884, A.M. Superintendent schools, La Moure Company, North Dakota, 1886-1896. Lieutenant-governor, North Dakota, 1897-1898, becoming governor, 1898, for unexpired term (1898-1899) of Frank A. Briggs, deceased. Reelected Lieutenant-governor, term, 1899-1900.

Connections

father:
Hugh E. Devine

mother:
Jane (McMurray) Devine