Rich Murray (politician)
|Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 27A district
January 4, 2011 – January 8, 2013
|Preceded by||Robin Brown|
|Succeeded by||Shannon Savick|
|Born||July 21, 1957|
|Political party||Republican Party of Minnesota|
|Residence||Albert Lea, Minnesota|
|Alma mater||Mankato State University
University of St. Thomas
|Profession||small business owner, investment advisor, legislator, veteran|
Richard J. "Rich" Murray (born July 21, 1957) is a Minnesota politician and was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2011-2013. Murray, a Republican, who represented District 27A, which includes all or portions of Freeborn and Mower counties in the southeastern part of the state.
Early life, education, and career
Murray graduated from Mankato State University in Mankato, receiving his B.S. in Business, and later attended the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, earning his M.B.A. He also served in the U.S. Army.
Minnesota House of Representatives
|2012 Minnesota State Representative- House 27A|
|Republican||Rich Murray (Incumbent)||9090||44.50|
|Independence||William J. Wagner||1574||7.71|
|2010 Minnesota State Representative- House 27A|
|DFL||Robin Brown (Incumbent)||7454||49.77|
Murray was sworn in on January 4, 2011. He served in the 87th Minnesota Legislature. He served on the Government Operations and Elections, the Jobs and Economic Development Finance, the State Government Finance, and the Transportation Policy and Finance committees.
Murray is married to his wife, Sandy. They have 4 kids and reside in Albert Lea, MN
Active in his community and church through the years, Murray has been a member of the local Salvation Army Board, the Albert Lea Technical College Foundation Board, the Naeve Healthcare Foundation Board, the Southern Minnesota Judicial Ethics Committee, the Circle of Parenting Child Abuse Prevention Board, the local United Way, and local youth athletics and recreation programs.
- Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Murray, Rich
- Minnesota 27A Election Results
- "Results for State Representative District 27A". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
- Rich Murray (R) 27A - Minnesota House of Representatives
- About Rich Murray
- Rich Murray (politician) at Minnesota Legislators Past & Present
- Rep. Murray Web Page
- Project Votesmart - Rep. Rich Murray Profile
- Rich Murray Campaign Web Site
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