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Madeline M. Murray
Birth: Aug. 7, 1878
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 30, 1958
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

Madeline Murray was described as a "genius" in newspaper accounts about her life. She was the inventor of several well-known popular children's games that were marketed nationally, including the "Cities and States" game manufactured by Parker Brothers, and the "Murrayway Pocket Board Game." She was a teacher by profession and taught in California for 25 years. She returned to Michigan in her retirement years and obtained a broker's license at the age of 70. She operated the Battle Creek Rental Bureau until the age of 76. 
Riverside Cemetery
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 18, Lot 5, Grave 5
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Frank Passic, Albion His...
Record added: Jan 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7113912
Madeline M. Murray
Added by: Frank Passic, Albion Historian
Madeline M. Murray
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