Murfee, Latimer was born on September 5, 1901 in Haskell, Texas, United States. Son of James Edward and Emily (Griffin) Murfee.
Bachelor of Laws, Samford U., 1921.
Bar: Texas bar 1925. Practiced law, Dallas, 1925-1928, Houston, since 1928. Director Houston First American Savings Association, Post Oak Bank, Houston. Owner Letter M Ranches.
Member, life trustee, past president of the board Institute Religion, Texas Medical Center, Houston. Member Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (life), American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association (president 1961-1962), State Bar Texas (director 1968-1969), American Judicature Society (director 1975-1977), Texas-Gulf Coast History Association (life), Houston Law Foundation (life), International Brangus Breeders Association (past director, past vice president), Texas Brangus Breeders Association (past director, past president), American Angus Association (life), Texas and S.W. Cattle Raisers Association, S.A.R. (past president).