Patrick Murdoch was his eldest brother. After a childhood at Rosehearty and in England and France, Walter arrived with his family in Melbourne, aged 10. He attended Camberwell Grammar School and Scotch College. At the University of Melbourne (B.A., 1895; M.A., 1897), as a member of Ormond College, he won first-class honours in logic and philosophy.
Sir Walter Murdoch KCMG (1874–1970), academic and essayist, was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and came to Australia with his family in 1884. On graduating from Melbourne University, Murdoch went into teaching for several years before being appointed an assistant lecturer in the English department of his alma mater. By this time, he had begun writing articles and reviews for The Argus. He ...
06/05/2007 · He was also conductor 1926-58 of the Toronto Regiment Band. His union career with the Toronto Musicians' Association (AF of M local 149) began in 1917. An autocratic and often controversial administrator, Murdoch served 1932-57 as president and for many years (1938-65) was the sole Canadian member of the international executive of the AF of M.
Named for Sir Walter Murdoch (1874-1970), widely regarded as one of Australia’s finest essayists, writers and educators, Murdoch University quickly became home to some of the state's finest and most free-thinking students and academics. Born in Scotland in 1874, Murdoch immigrated to Melbourne with his family at the age of ten.
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25/05/2018 · Emeritus Professor Sir Walter Logie Forbes Murdoch, KCMG (17 September 1874 – 30 July 1970) was a prominent Australian academic and essayist famous for his intelligence, wit, and humanity. He was a Founding Professor of English and former Chancellor of University of Western Australia in Perth. Murdoch University, also in Perth is named after him.
Walter Robert Murdoch was born on month day 1854, at birth place, to Alexander Murdoch and Mary Murdoch (born Boatwood). Alexander was born on May 14 1826, in Monkton Hall, Scotland, UK. Mary was born on July 18 1827, in Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Walter had 7 siblings: John Murdoch, Mary Laidman (born Murdoch) and 5 other siblings.