|Name||J. Murray Clark|
Indianapolis, Indiana , United States
|Last Modifed||Wishful Thinking|
Mar 21, 2004 09:24pm
|Info||Murray Clark is a civic leader, businessman, a community advocate, and most importantly - a husband and father. |
A lifelong resident of Indiana, Murray met his wife, Janet, at Indiana University in Indianapolis, while he was studying law and Janet was training to be a children's dentist. They have been married for seventeen years and have four children ages 15, 13, 9 and 6.
Murray is active in his church and community. He works as a partner in his law firm, Clark, Quinn, Moses & Clark, and helps run a small business. He gives of his time to charities like the Children's Bureau Foundation and St. Elizabeth's home.
Murray is also a public servant, a State Senator representing Marion and Hamilton counties since 1994. Murray has had a long career in public service, having served as a volunteer, precinct committeeman, ward chairman and treasurer of the Marion County GOP. Murray was the Lieutenant Governor candidate in 2000.
In the legislature and in his community, Murray is a leader. He has spearheaded debates and generated solutions on the issues that matter:
Consistently fights against wasteful spending and higher taxes
Sponsored legislation promoting adoption and creating safe havens for abandoned infants
Passed legislation requiring the teaching of Phonics in our schools
Passed legislation to help better protect women from domestic abuse
A consistent voice for small business, earning the Guardian of Small Business
Award from the National Federation of Independent Business