Clyde Elmer Murray

18 February 1881–28 June 1965 (Age 84)
Lee Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clyde Elmer

When Clyde Elmer Murray was born on 18 February 1881, in Lee Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, his father, Adelbert Jefferson Murray, was 34 and his mother, Mary Susan Lewis, was 29. He married Marie Lewis on 30 May 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 28 June 1965, in Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Elmer Murray
Marie Lewis
Marriage: 30 May 1906
Elton L. Murray
Pauline Jeanette Murray

Spouse and Children

30 May 1906


Parents and Siblings

    Adelbert Jefferson Murray


    Mary Susan Lewis




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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: regional name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which is probably named with Old Celtic elements meaning ‘sea’ + ‘settlement’.2 Irish (southern Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ (the name of several different families in various parts of Ireland), or a shortened form of McMurray .3 Irish: reduced form of MacIlmurray, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhuire ( see Gilmore ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Clyde Murray in household of Adelbert J Murray, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clyde Elmer Murray, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Clyde E. Murray, "Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997"

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