William H. Murfree
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from North Carolina's 1st district
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817
|Preceded by||Lemuel Sawyer|
|Succeeded by||Lemuel Sawyer|
|Member of the North Carolina General Assembly|
|Born||October 2, 1781|
Hertford County, North Carolina
|Died||January 19, 1827(aged 45)|
|Alma mater||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
Murfee became a member of the North Carolina General Assembly in 1805 and 1812 and was elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses where he served from March 4, 1813, to March 3, 1817. He served as Chairman of the Committee on Public Expenditures in the Fourteenth Congress.
In 1823, he moved from Murfreesboro, North Carolina, to his estate in Williamson County, Tennessee where he died on January 19, 1827. He was buried in Murfree Cemetery, northwest of Franklin, Tennessee. His home at Murfreesboro, North Carolina, Melrose, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
- United States Congress. "William H. Murfree (id: M001084)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.