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William Arthur Murray

educator , engineer.

William Arthur Murray, American educator, engineer. Served with United States Army, 1918.; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering; member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Virginia Academy Science.

Background

Murray, William Arthur was born on July 18, 1889 in Helena, Montana, United States. Son of Daniel H. and May (McKay) Murray.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Idaho, 1914. Electrical Engineer, Montana State College, 1927. Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1933.

Career

Electrician Federal Mining & Smelting Company, Mullan Idaho, 1914-1915. Test and radio research General Electric Company, 1915-1918. Electrician Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Smelt Company, Kellogg, Idaho, 1919.

Instructor electrical engineering U. Idaho, 1919-1923. Assistant professor electrical engineering Montana State College, 1923-1929. Associate professor electrical engineering Michigan State College, 1929-1936.

Professor, head department electrical engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute, from 1936.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1918. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Member American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Virginia Academy Science.

Connections

Married Irene A. Watson, March 20, 1921. Children: Barbara Jean (Mistress.

father:
Daniel H. Murray

mother:
May (McKay) Murray

spouse:
Irene A. Watson

child:
Barbara Jean (Mrs Murray