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CodeNA7230
Dates1842-1928
Person NameMurray; David (1842-1928); solicitor, historian
SurnameMurray
ForenamesDavid
Epithetsolicitor, historian
ActivityDavid Murray (1842-1928), solicitor and historian, was awarded an MA, University of Glasgow, 1863 and an honorary LL D, 1888. He married Frances Porter Stoddard, 1872. Murray became a partner in the Glasgow firm of solicitors, Maclay, Murray and Spens from 1871. Murray was Dean of the Faculty of Procurators of Glasgow, 1895-1898, Rector's Assessor (to Joseph Chamberlain), University of Glasgow, 1896-1899, General Council Assessor, Glasgow University Court, 1903-1928, and Chairman, Library Committee, University of Glasgow.
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