UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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William Powell Murray, 1817-1885

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1817.03.23
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Date of Death: 1885.08.20
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Identity:

William Powell Murray was a lawyer and registrar.

Life:

Murray was called to the Bar in 1841. He later became Registrar of the London Bankruptcy Court. In that role, he was in touch with JW and his lawyer, James Anderson Rose, during JW's financial crisis of 1878. which led to his bankruptcy in 1879.

Bibliography:

Foster, Joseph, Men at the Bar, London, 1886.