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MURRAY, John L., a Representative from Kentucky; born in the State of Pennsylvania, January 25, 1806; studied law and was admitted to the bar; moved to Kentucky and held several local offices; served three terms in the Kentucky house of representatives 1830-1835; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1839); died in Wadesboro, Calloway County, Ky., January 31, 1842; interment in Irvin Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present