Murray Kempton

Murray Kempton bio

Birth Name: Murray Kempton

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: Maryland

Date Of Birth: December 16, 1917

Date Of Death: May 5, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Murray Kempton was born on the 16th of December, 1917. He was famous for being a Journalist. All-star journalist who won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Journalism.

Murray Kempton was born in Maryland. He was stationed in New Guinea and the Philippines while serving in the US Army during World War II. He won the 1974 U.S. National Book Award in the Contemporary Affairs category for his book The Briar Patch: The People of the State of New York versus Lumumba Shakur.

Murray Kempton was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Murray Kempton 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".


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Murray Kempton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Murray Kempton’s parents.

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Murray Kempton was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Murray Kempton
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Murray Kempton was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Murray Kempton was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Murray Kempton had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Murray Kempton’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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