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
MLA for Kings
In office
March 3, 1908 – October 9, 1920
Serving with George Burpee Jones, Frederick M. Sproule, Hedley V. Dickson
Preceded by William Pugsley
Succeeded by Ormond W. Wetmore
Personal details
Born (1864-11-09)November 9, 1864
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Died February 16, 1960(1960-02-16) (aged 95)
Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada
Political party Conservative
Occupation businessman
Profession politician

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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