MURRAY, John, (1768 - 1834)


MURRAY, John, (cousin of Thomas Murray, Jr.), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Potts Grove, East Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County, Pa., in 1768; attended private schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1807-1810; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of David Scott; reelected to the Sixteenth Congress and served from October 14, 1817, to March 3, 1821; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in East Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County, Pa., March 7, 1834; interment in Chillisquaque Cemetery, near Potts Grove, Pa.