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Walter Murdoch

AKA Walter Logie Forbes Murdoch

Born: 17-Sep-1874
Birthplace: Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Died: 30-Jul-1970
Location of death: South Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia, Australia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Essayist, Educator

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: Alfred Deakin: A Sketch

Father: James Murdoch (minister)
Mother: Helen Garden
Wife: Violet Catherine Hughston (teacher, m. 22-Dec-1897)
Wife: Barbara Marshall Cameron (m. 8-Mar-1962, until his death)

    High School: Camberwell Grammar School, Canterbury, Victoria
    High School: Scotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
    University: BA, University of Melbourne (1895)
    University: MA, University of Melbourne (1897)
    Lecturer: University of Melbourne (1904-12)
    Professor: English, University of Western Australia (1912-39)
    Chancellor: University of Western Australia (1943-48)

    Commander of the British Empire 1939

Author of books:
Loose Leaves (1910, essays)
Alfred Deakin: A Sketch (1923, biography)
Saturday Mornings (1931, essays)
Speaking Personally (1931, essays)
Moreover (1932, essays)
The Two Laughters (1934, essays)
The Wild Planet (1935, essays)
Lucid Intervals (1936, essays)
Collected Essays of Walter Murdoch (1938, essays)
The Spur of the Moment (1939, essays)
Steadfast: A Commentary (1941, essays)
Selections From Walter Murdoch (1941, essays)
Selections from Walter Murdoch (1945, essays)
Answers (1953, essays)

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