Place Name: Angus Murray Park
Feature Type (Year Approved): Park (1992)
Name Origins: Commemorative
Scottish: locative name from Moray, the province and former earldom in northeastern Scotland.
From: Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland
Cultural Affiliation: British
Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie
This 1.88-ha. park, located in the Pleasantview neighbourhood, was named in honour of Angus A. Murray (b. 1916), an outstanding member of the community. Born in Saskatchewan, Murray came to Edmonton after serving in WWII. He joined the Lions Club in 1966 and introduced pee-wee baseball to his community. He also sponsored and supported Pleasantview hockey teams.
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