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Patty Murray Edit Profile

also known as Patricia Lynn Murray

Patty Murray, United States Senator from Washington. Member board Shoreline School, Seattle, 1985-1989; member steering committee Demonstration for Education, Seattle, 1987; founder, chairman Organization for Parent Education, Washington, 1981-1985; lst Congressional representative Washington Women United, 1983-1985.

Background

Murray, Patty was born on October 11, 1950 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of David L. and Beverly A. (McLaughlin) Johns.

Education

Bachelor, Washington State University, 1972.

Career

Secretary various companies, Seattle, 1972-1976. Citizen lobbyist various educational groups, 1983-1988. Legislation lobbyist Organization for Parent Education, 1977-1984.

Instructor Shoreline Community College, 1984-1988. Member Washington State Senate, 1989-1992. United States Senator from Washington, since 1993.

Chairwoman United States Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, since 2011. Chairwoman Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), 2001—2003, since 2011. Secretary United States Senate Democratic Conference, since 2007.

Membership

Member board Shoreline School, Seattle, 1985-1989. Member steering committee Demonstration for Education, Seattle, 1987. Founder, chairman Organization for Parent Education, Washington, 1981-1985.

Lst Congressional representative Washington Women United, 1983-1985.

Connections

Married Robert R. Murray, June 2, 1972. Children: Randy P., Sara A.