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Gordon Murray

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Dr Gordon M. Murray
Born 1940s.
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Biography

I was born at the Mater Hospital in North Sydney, grew up at North Rocks, NSW, where I attended North Rocks Public School (1953-59) and Macquarie Boys High (1960-64). I received a NSW Dept of Agriculture traineeship and studied agriculture at Sydney University (1965-68), awarded B.Sc.Agr. (Hons) in 1969. I worked at the Biological and Chemical Research Institute, Rydalmere (1969-71) before studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under Dr D.P. Maxwell, where I received the MS (1974) and PhD (1975) for studies on fungal spore germination. I met my wife Patricia there and we were married in 1973. I returned to Australia in 1975, starting work at the Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute in 1976 till my retirement in 2007. My main work was on the epidemiology of field crop diseases and loss assessment. Our daughter Elena was born in 1975 and son Aaron in 1978.

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My grandfathers and several of their near relations served in WW1. My father and uncle and several other near relations served in WW2.
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I am descended from Robert Murray (1811-1892) and Jane (Jean) Blair (1810-1892) who settled near Bendemeer, New South Wales, Australia
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Hi Gordon,

I am Alexandrina Murray from the Murray Clan DNA Research Project. Did you know that your branch are within our project and that your line are an early branch of the Murrays of Falahill? Please contact me when you get a chance. I shall send a PM.

posted by Alexandrina Murray
Thanks Gordon for taking the Pre-1700 Quiz

Because pre-1700 ancestors are shared by many descendants, working within the projects coordinating them is essential. Please ensure location data matches date of profile and avoid abbreviations. Citations & links for sources enable verification of data please add from wiki ID go to Research to find sources

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posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Hi Gordon

Thanks for joining us! I hope you're enjoying our site. I just wanted to check in and see how things are going. Do you have any questions I can answer? We want to help!

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posted by Mindy Silva
Hi Gordon

You've been a member for about a week so I thought I would check in to see how it's going. Have the How-Tos been helpful or left you with questions? Most of us have questions after all that information!

I want to help! Click my name, send me a private message or ask in the comment section of my page. Sometimes links don't work in emails. If that's happened to you, check the public comments on your profile. The links will work from there.

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posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
Welcome!

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posted by Carole Partridge

Gordon is 29 degrees from Greg Clarke, 27 degrees from George Hull and 22 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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