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Biography of Alexander Archibald Murray

Alexander Archibald Murray completed two degrees at the University of Glasgow. He began his first in 1932 in the Faculty of Medicine; graduating MBChB in 1941. Seven years later he enrolled a second time in the Faculty of Arts and in 1950 obtained a Diploma in Public Administration.

Murray was born in Seattle on 25 May 1914, although he attended secondary school at the Glasgow Academy.

After graduation, Murray served as an Assistant School Medical Officer for the Educational Health Service Corps in Glasgow. He became a Surgeon Lieutenant Commander of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR), for which he received the Volunteer Reserve Decoration (VRD) for his long service. He was Member of the Royal Institute of Public Administration.

Murray died in Glasgow, on 19 April 1983.


Printed Materials

  • The Medical Directory 1967, p.1736


Alexander Archibald Murray
Born 25 May 1914.
Died 19 April 1983.
GU Degrees: DPA, 1951; Arts, MBChB, 1941; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, decorated for his long service in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Record last updated: 15th Apr 2013

Country Associations

United States United States, Washington State, Seattle
Place of Birth

United Kingdom United Kingdom, Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate