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Richard Murray Simpson

congressman

Richard Murray Simpson, American congressman. member 76th-82d Congresses, 17th Pennsylvania District, 83d-86th Congresses, 18th District.; Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1935-1937.; Served in Tank corpus, United States army, 1918.; Member American Legion.; Odd Fellow, Patriotic Order Sons of America.

Background

Simpson, Richard Murray was born on August 30, 1900 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Warren Brown and Sue (Miller) Simpson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pittsburgh 1923. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown Law School, 1943.

Career

Engaged in insurance, 1923-1937. Elected to 75th Congress (1937-1939), 18th Pennsylvania District, at special election, 1937. Member 76th-82d Congresses, 17th Pennsylvania District, 83d-86th Congresses, 18th District.

Membership

Member 76th-82d Congresses, 17th Pennsylvania District, 83d-86th Congresses, 18th District. Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1935-1937. Served in Tank corpus, United States army, 1918.

Member American Legion. Odd Fellow, Patriotic Order Sons of America.

Connections

Married Grace Metz, September 15, 1928 (died March 6, 1945).; married second, Mae Cox, June 12, 1948. Children: Susan, Barbara.

father:
Warren Brown Simpson

mother:
Sue (Miller) Simpson

spouses:
Grace Metz

Mae Cox

children:
Susan Simpson

Barbara Simpson