From 1986 until his murder in 1995, Garth Murray held the office of President of American Atheists. Although in practice, it was a title without power as his mother retained most of the presidential powers behind-the-scenes.
Jon Garth Murray was living with his mother Madalyn and niece Robin Murray O'Hair, when all three of them were kidnapped and murdered by David Waters.
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
|President of American Atheists
|Name||Murray, Jon Garth|
|Date of birth||November 16, 1954|
|Place of birth|
|Date of death||September 29, 1995|
|Place of death|
Famous quotes containing the words murray, jon and/or garth:
“Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
Oh! where hae ye been?
They hae slain the Earl of Murray,
And hae laid him on the green.”
—Unknown. The Bonny Earl of Murray (l. 14)
“The dog is mentioned in the Bible eighteen timesthe cat not even once.”
—W.E. Farbstein. Quoted in Hundkeit, Mondo Canine, ed. Jon Winokur, Dutton (1991)
“Ive met a lot of murderers in my day, but Dr. Garth, whatever he is, is the first man Ive ever met who was polite to me and still made the chills run up and down my back.”
—Robert D. Andrews. Nick Grindé. Police detective, Before I Hang, describing his meeting with Dr. Garth (1940)