In the spring of 1926, Andrew A. Murray established a
In 1946 two of Andy Murray's sons, Ewart and Clair,
joined the firm following their discharge from the Armed Forces. At the same time a third son,
In 1960 Clair purchased Brandon Automobiles Ltd. and
was the Pontiac-Buick dealer in
Clair established Murray Chev-Olds-Cadillac Ltd. in
May, 1971, operating out of rented facilities at
In August, 1979, Clair's eldest son, Doug, joined the
firm of Murray Chev-Olds-Cadillac, becoming the first of the third generation
Also affiliated with the four Murray Dealerships are 16 dealerships of which 10 are owned and managed by people who worked their way up to Managers with Murrays, then partners: Craig Dunn in Portage La Prairie, Dean Cooley in Dauphin, Charles Van Den Broek in Moose Jaw, Clark Lang in Fort St. John, Ian Gray in The Pas, Brian Carlson in Estevan, Rob Taylor in Abbotsford, Scott Robertson in Merritt, Lyall Cook in Nipawin, Dwight Kurtz in Leduc.
In July 2003, Clair Murray, the leader of the Murray Auto Group was a finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year program sponsored by National Post, Ernst & Young, Global, RDI and La Presse. Clair has been the leader of the Murray Auto Group for over 60 years now and is well respected by his partners, employees and customers.
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