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Transcribed biography of John F. Murray


The John F. Murray family of 303 E. Indiana Ave., Kouts. He was born Aug. 1, 1932 in Gasport, N.Y. to Elmer F. and Lydia Ann (Hooley) Murray. On June 6, 1958 he married Marilyn Stauffer who was born May 18, 1938 in Milford, Nebr. a daughter of Uriah and Edna (Troyer) Stauffer, now also of Kouts. The Murray's have two children, Kathleen Karen born July 27, 1959 in Goshen, Ind. and John Charles born June 13, 1961 in Valparaiso, Ind. All are members of the Hopewell Mennonite Church of Kouts of which John F. Murray has been serving as Assistant Pastor since April, 1961. In 1960 Mr. Murray received a B.A. degree from Goshen College and an M.A. degree from Valparaiso University in 1967. Since Sept., 1960 he has been teaching Spanish and Social Studies at Kouts High School.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
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