Murray Arthur Duncan

10 April 1924–15 March 2009 (Age 84)
Washburn, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life of Murray Arthur

When Murray Arthur Duncan was born on 10 April 1924, in Washburn, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, William Linton Duncan Jr, was 34 and his mother, Lillie May Cumming, was 29. He married Zelma Joyce "Joyce" Bartley in 1945, in Washburn, Aroostook, Maine, United States. He died on 15 March 2009, in Leesburg, Lake, Florida, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Murray Arthur Duncan
Zelma Joyce "Joyce" Bartley
Marriage: 1945

Spouse and Children

Washburn, Aroostook, Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Linton Duncan Jr


    Lillie May Cumming




World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

Age 4

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Powerful chieftain

Sources (3)

  • Murry A Duncan in household of William L Duncan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Murray A Duncan in household of William L Duncan Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Murray Arthur Duncan, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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