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Corporation executive

W. J. Murray, American corporation executive. Member business advisory council Department of Commerce; member of the board of trustees Converse College.

Background

Murray, W. J. was born on February 20, 1888 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of William J. and Mary (Connor) Murray.

Education

Bachelor of Science, South Carolina., Military College (The Citadel).

Career

Secretary Murray Drug Company, 1911. Vice president, 1916. President, 1928; vice president McKesson & Robbins, Inc., New York City, 1929.

Secretary Vice-President McKesson & Robbins 1932-1936, first vice president 1936-1941, president, 1941, now member board directors. President Murray Real Estate Company from 1928, Murhartom Company, 1928. Board directors General Foods Corporation, Owens Corning Fiberglas Corporation, Murray Real Estate Company, Murhartom Company.

Trust committee Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City.

Membership

Member business advisory council Department of Commerce. Member of the board of trustees Converse College. Clubs: Union, Forest Lake Country, Columbia, Pinnacle, Links.

Connections

Married Minnie Blalock, April.

father:
William J. Murray

mother:
Mary (Connor) Murray

spouse:
Minnie Blalock