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George Murray (1870-1937)

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George Murray (c1870-1937)

1937/38 Obituary [1]

George Murray received his technical education at Dundee University College, Glasgow Royal Technical College and The Heriot Watt College, Edinburgh, and was apprenticed to general engineering with Cooper and Greig, of Dundee.

He then obtained experience as a draughtsman and plant engineer with a number of shipbuilding and general engineering firms and entered the Automobile Industry as a senior draughtsman with The Arrol Johnston Car Co., Ltd., in 1902.

Following this he became chief draughtsman with The Rover Car Co., and subsequently occupied similar positions with Brazil, Straker and Co. and Dennis Bros., Ltd.

In 1928 he was appointed head of the drawing office with T. S. Motors, Ltd., and occupied this position until his retirement, owing to ill-health, in 1937.

He died on 28th July at the age of 67. He was elected a Member in 1919.

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