University Archives & Special Collections, A-5687. Patrick Hayes

Christina Cameron Murray

Christina Cameron Murray was the eldest daughter of the University of Saskatchewan's first President, Walter Murray.

She was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1896. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the U of S in 1917 and graduated from Montreal's Royal Victoria School of Nursing in 1924. In 1935 she completed a course in hospital administration and instruction from the Bedford College for Women at the University of London.

Miss Murray held a number of teaching positions during her career: University of Wisconsin, 1925-30; Ottawa Civic Hospital, 1930-34; and Royal Jubilee Hospital School of Nursing in Vancouver, 1934-38. She earned the rank of full professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Nursing where she worked from 1938 until her death in 1948.

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