Margaret Murie

Margaret Murie bio

Birth Name: Margaret Murie

Occupation: Memoirist

Place Of Birth: Seattle

Date Of Birth: August 18, 1902

Date Of Death: October 19, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Margaret Murie was born on the 18th of August, 1902. She was known for being a Memoirist. Known as the Grandmother of the Conservation Movement, she helped pass the Wilderness Act and create the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. She published a 1962 memoir, Two in the Far North, and was the subject of a documentary film called Arctic Dance.

Margaret Murie was born in Seattle. She started campaigning to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in 1956, recruiting a supreme court justice to persuade President Eisenhower to close the land off to development. She received both the Audubon Medal and the John Muir Award.

Margaret Murie was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

JUMP TO: Margaret Murie’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Margaret Murie was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Margaret Murie is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Margaret’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Margaret Murie’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Margaret Murie’s parents.

Associated with

Michael Herr


Robyn Crawford


Eduardo Galeano


Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Margaret Murie kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Margaret Murie was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Margaret Murie
NICKNAME: Margaret



Zodiac Sign: Margaret Murie was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Margaret Murie was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Margaret Murie had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Margaret Murie’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

Don’t miss

Who’s the richest Memoirist in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Margaret Murie’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Elizabeth Kim


Christina Crawford


Chris Turner


Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with fresh details about Margaret Murie. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.