Angus Murray Park

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

Gender: Male

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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