James Alexander Murray

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James Alexander Murray
16th Premier of New Brunswick
In office
February 1, 1917 – April 4, 1917
Monarch George V
Lieutenant Governor Josiah Wood
Preceded by George J. Clarke
Succeeded by Walter E. Foster
Personal details
Born (1864-11-09)November 9, 1864
Moncton, New Brunswick
Canada Canada
Died February 16, 1960(1960-02-16) (aged 95)
Sussex, New Brunswick
Canada Canada
Political party Conservative

James Alexander Murray (9 November 1864, in Moncton, New Brunswick – 16 February 1960) was a Conservative politician and the 16th Premier of New Brunswick. Murray was first elected to the legislature in 1908 and served as Minister of Agriculture before becoming Premier in 1917 only to have his government defeated in the general election weeks later.

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Preceded by
George Johnson Clarke
Premier of New Brunswick
1917
Succeeded by
Walter Edward Foster