John Murray (congressman)

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John Murray (1768 – March 7, 1834) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

John Murray was born near Pott's Grove, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1807 to 1810. Murray was elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of David Scott. He was reelected to the Sixteenth Congress.

He died in East Chillisquaque Township, Pennsylvania and was interred in Chillisquaque Cemetery, near Potts Grove.

He was a cousin of Thomas Murray, Jr. (1779-1823), who also served as a Congressman from Pennsylvania.


  • United States Congress. "John Murray (id: M001109)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
David Scott
William Wilson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district


1817–1819 alongside:William Wilson
1819–1821 alongside:George Denison

Succeeded by
George Denison
William Cox Ellis