Murray was born in Stratford, Ontario. He was Acting Chief of the Defence Staff from October 8, 1996 until September 17, 1997. In 1997, he was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and in 1999 was appointed Deputy Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada. He is currently Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.
Open letter to Prime Minister Chretien: ten reasons not to appoint Larry Murray as CDS (chief of defence staff).
Sep 01, 1997; REASON #1. Murray's mentor at DND who propelled him from 1-star to 3-star rank was former Deputy Minister Robert Fowler. To this...