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Document Details


Title: William Paul Murray
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room
Collection: Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
Description: William was President of the Bank of Marin and Chairman of the Board of the Independent Bank Shares Corporation, a group of six independent banks located in Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Sierra, Solano, Nevada and Placer Counties. He is the son of William P. Murray who founded the Bank of Marin in the 1920s. Both father and son were born in San Rafael. A dedicated member of the community, William was active in the Rotary Club, Boy Scouts, The Marin Historical Society, The Community Chest, the Park Commission, and other organizations. He describes changes in banking, including the advent of the drive-up window. He also explains the role a banker plays in the community.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/wpmurrayft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Murray, William Paul, 1918-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1918
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Bank executive; Banker
Age at speaking: 64
Document location: San Rafael, CA
Document date: 13-Dec-1982
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Martinelli, Genevieve Cochrane, 1899-1996
Locations discussed: California; Marin County, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; California--History; Community; Local history; Marin County (Calif.)--History; Marin County, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029615-32846