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Hyde Murray
Biographical Chronology



1930

August 2: Born in Iola, Wisconsin to Reid Fred and Lyla Gladys Hermanson Murray.
His father was a Republican Representative from Wisconsin from 1939 to 1952.

1948-1952

University of Wisconsin, B. S. in Agriculture

1952-1954

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. Served in Korea.
Received U. N. and National Defense medals.

1954-1956

Georgetown University Law School, LL.B.

1957

Married Nancy VanderHyde. Two children, Reid J. and Merri

1958-1979

Minority Counsel, House Agriculture Committee

1965

President, Congressional Staff Club

1980-1989

Minority Counsel of the House and Counsel to the Minority Leader

1989-1990

Law Offices, Bishop, Cook, Purcell & Reynolds

1990-1996

Assistant Director of National Affairs, American Farm Bureau Federation

2001

Living in Wisconsin

2009

Died in Wisconsin at 78 from Parkinson's Disease


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