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Johnston Murray

Johnston MurrayBorn: 21-Jul-1902
Birthplace: Johnston County, OK
Died: 16-Apr-1974
Location of death: Oklahoma City, OK
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Tishomingo Cemetery, Tishomingo, OK

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Oklahoma, 1951-55

Father: William H. Murray (Governor of Oklahoma, b. 21-Nov-1869, d. 15-Oct-1956)
Mother: Mary Alice Hearrell
Wife: Frances Marion Draughon (m. 9-Jun-1923, div. 1919, one son)
Son: Johnston, Jr. (b. 1926, d. 1986)
Wife: Willie Roberta Emerson (m. 1-Sep-1933, div. 1954)
Wife: Helen Norma Richmon ("Helen Shutt")

    University: Murray State School of Agriculture (1924)
    Law School: Oklahoma City University School of Law (1946)

    Oklahoma State Official Consulting Attorney, Department of Welfare
    Governor of Oklahoma (1951-55)
    Oklahoma Bar Association
    Declared Martial Law Jul-1954

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