Nora Curle Smith, née Murdoch, was born in Pitsligo and married David Curle Smith (1859–1922). A pioneering electrical engineer, David Curle Smith was in charge of the municipal electricity supply at Kalgoorlie, Western Australia during the early 20th century, invented a pioneering electric stove, which he patented in 1906. 
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The Murdaugh family firm, Peters Murdaugh Parker Eltzroth & Detrick (PMPED), was founded by Murdaugh Sr. as a one-man law office in Hampton in 1910.    Each succeeding generation of the family entered the firm, with the first three Murdaugh patriarchs running the solicitor's office as well as their private practice.
Murdoch was born on 11 March 1931 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, the son of Sir Keith Murdoch (1885–1952) and Dame Elisabeth Murdoch ( née Greene; 1909–2012).  He is of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Murdoch's parents were also born in Melbourne and his grandfather was a Presbyterian minister. 
Five generations of the family are descended from two Scottish immigrants to Australia: the Reverend James Murdoch (1818–1884), a minister of the Free Church of Scotland and his wife Helen, née Garden (1826–1905).  Both were from the Pitsligo area of Aberdeenshire and migrated to the Colony of Victoria in 1884. 
James Rupert Jacob Murdoch (born 13 December 1972) is a British-American businessman,  the younger son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and was the chief executive officer (CEO) of 21st Century Fox from 2015 to 2019. 
James Rupert Murdoch Jacob (nacido el 13 de diciembre de 1972) es un hombre de negocios británico -estadounidense de ascendencia australiana, 2 es el hijo menor del expresidente de la FOX y magnate de los medios Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch fue director ejecutivo ( CEO) de la compañía 21st Century Fox entre 2015 y 2019, y presidente de Sky plc.