Patricia Murray

from 10 June 1917 to 6 October 1917–10 November 2010 (Age 93)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Patricia

When Patricia Murray was born from 10 June 1917 to 6 October 1917, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, her father, John Windsor, was 38 and her mother, Josephine Windsor, was 31. She married John Murray in May 1942, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. She died on 10 November 2010, in her hometown, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

John Murray
1912–1985
Patricia Murray
1917–2010
Marriage: May 1942

Spouse and Children

    John Murray

    Male1912–1985Male

    Female1917–2010Female

MARRIAGE
May 1942
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Windsor

    Male1879–1934Male

    Josephine Windsor

    Female1886–1934Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 17

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 25

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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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