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Peter Murray
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Peter Murray of California
Appointed from California, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1886 (40)
Second Lieutenant, 3rd U. S. Infantry, 12 June 1890
First Lieutenant, 5th U. S. Infantry, 18 April 1897
Transferred to 21st U. S. Infantry, 21 July 1897
Captain, 18th U. S. Infantry, 26 November 1899

Peter Murray was born at Visalia, California, in 1869.  He served through the ranks to Brigadier General and died on 26 December 1940.  He was buried with full military honors in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Harriet Tingley Jewett Murray (born at Fort Bascom, New Mexico, in 1871 and died on 9 September 1932) is buried with him.


BRIGADIER GENERAL PETER MURRAY
Retired Army Officer Served in Spanish-American, World Wars

PORTLAND, Maine, December 27, 1940 – Brigadier General Peter Murray of Cape Elizabeth, a retired Army officer, died yesterday at a hospital here at the age of 73.  He was born in California and was graduated from West Point in 1890.

General Murray, who served in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, saw service in the Philippine campaign and was commander of the Third Brigade, Second Division, in the Verdun-St. Mihiel Sector in the World War.  He became a Colonel in the Inspector General’s Office and served on the General Staff in Washington before his retirement.

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MURRAY, PETER
BRIG GEN US ARMY RETD
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 12/26/1940
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/20/1940
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 8196
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

MURRAY, HARRIET JEWETT W/O PETER
DATE OF DEATH: 09/09/1932
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/13/1932
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 8196
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF PETER MURRAY, BRIG GEN USA

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Posted: 1 January 2005  Updated: 27 August 2005 Updated: 18 October 2007 Updated: 8 January 2008
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Pter Murray Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007

Peter Murray Gravesite PHOTO December 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 2 December 2004