Ambrose S. Murray

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Ambrose S. Murray, New York Congressman

Ambrose Spencer Murray (November 27, 1807 – November 8, 1885) was a U.S. Representative from New York, brother of William Murray.

Born in Wallkill, New York, Murray attended the common schools. He was employed as a clerk in a mercantile establishment in Middletown, New York from 1824 to 1831. He moved to Goshen, New York, and engaged in banking. He served as treasurer of Orange County 1851-1854.

Murray was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1859). He resumed banking in Goshen, New York. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860. He was interested in various other business enterprises. He died in Goshen, New York, November 8, 1885. He was interred in St. James' Cemetery.

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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
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