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army officer.

Maxwell Murray, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, United States Treasury Life Saving Medal (United States); Croix de Guerre (France). member Field Artillery Board, 1932-1936; Club: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia).

Background

Murray, Maxwell was born on June 19, 1885 in West Point, New York, United States. Son of General Arthur and Sarah Wetmore (de Russy) Murray.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1907. Student Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1919-1920, Coast Artillery School, 1911-1912, Field Artillery School, 1924-1925, Command and General staff schedul, 1925-1926, Army War College, 1928-1929.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, June 15, 1907. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, December, 1938. Advanced to major general, 1941.

Captain, major, lieutenant colonel 5th Field Artillery, 1st Division, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1918. Commander Camp Bragg (North Carolina), 1918-1919. Assistant to chief field artillery, 1920-1924.

Assistant and aide to Dwight F. Davis, governor general P.I., 1929-1932. Member Field Artillery Board, 1932-1936. Commander 5th Field Artillery and Madison Barracks (New York), 1936-1938.

Assistant commander Field Artillery School (Fort Sills, Oklahoma), 1938.

Membership

Member Field Artillery Board, 1932-1936. Club: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia).

Connections

Married Phyllis Muriel Howard, November 18, 1911. Children: Arthur Maxwell, Anne Howard (Mistress.

father:
General Arthur Murray

mother:
Sarah Wetmore (de Russy) Murray

spouse:
Phyllis Muriel Howard

children:
Arthur Maxwell Murray

Anne Howard (Mrs Murray