John L. Murray (representative)

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John L. Murray (January 25, 1806 – January 31, 1842) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

Born in Pennsylvania, Murray studied law and was admitted to the bar. He moved to Kentucky and held several local offices. He served three terms in the Kentucky House of Representatives 1830-1835.

Murray was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839). He died in Wadesboro, Kentucky, January 31, 1842. He was interred in Irvin Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Linn Boyd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Linn Boyd