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William Murray (October 1, 1803 – August 25, 1875) was a United States Representative from New York. He was born near Middletown. He attended the common schools, and was employed as a clerk in mercantile establishments in Middletown, and later in New York City. He subsequently engaged in mercantile pursuits. He was the brother of Ambrose S. Murray. Murray moved to Goshen, and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1855). He engaged in agricultural pursuits, and was instrumental in the organization of the Republican Party in 1856 and was afterward affiliated therewith. He served as president of the Goshen Bank from 1857 until his death in Goshen. His interment was in St. James’ Cemetery.