William Murray served in 1869. Born in Andes, Delaware County, N.Y., on Nov. 21, 1820. Admitted to practice, 1848. Elected district attorney, 1852, 1856; also served as county judge and surrogate, Delaware County. Appointed in 1868 and elected in 1869 to state supreme court, sixth judicial district, and reelected. Died in Delhi, Jun. 7, 1887. Obituary, The New York Times, Jun. 8, 1887.
This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.