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Patty Murray's Biography


Contact Information

10 North Post Street, Suite 600
Spokane, WA 99201

2988 Jackson Federal Building
915 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98174

950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 650
Tacoma, WA 98402

402 East Yakima Avenue
Suite 420
Yakima, WA 98901

The Marshall House
1323 Officer's Row
Vancouver, WA 98661

2930 Wetmore Avenue, Suite 9D
Everett, WA 98201

154 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Patty Murray




Husband: Rob; 2 Children: Randy, Sara

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Bothell, WA

Home City:

Seattle, WA


Roman Catholic

BA, Physical Education, Washington State University, 1972

Assistant Democratic Leader, United States Senate, 2017-present

Senator, United States Senate, Washington, 1992-present

Former Assistant Floor Leader, United States Senate

Former Democratic Deputy Whip, United States Senate

Democratic Conference Secretary, United States Senate, 2007-2017

Candidate, United States Senate, Washington, 1992, 1998, 2004, 2010, 2016

Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, 2001-2003, 2011-2013

Democratic Whip, Washington State Senate, 1990-1992

Senator, Washington State Senate, 1988-1992

Former Chair, Budget Committee, United States Senate

Member, Congressional Fire Services Caucus

Member, Congressional Internet Caucus

Member, Congressional Wine Caucus

Member, Native American Caucus

Co-Chair, Nuclear Cleanup Caucus

Co-Founder, Nuclear Cleanup Caucus

Member, Senate Hunger Caucus

Member, Senate National Guard Caucus

Member, Senate Potato Caucus

Member, Senate Specialty Crops Caucus

Member, Senate Steel Caucus

Former Chair, Veterans' Affairs Committee, United States Senate

Instructor, Shoreline Community College, 1984-1987

Former Member, Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Member, Board of Directors, Shoreline School District, Washington, 1985-1989

Astrological Sign:


Father's Occupation:

WWII Veteran, Small Store Owner

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Fishing, Exploring Washington

Mother's Occupation:

Home Maker, Accountant

Names of Grandchildren:


Number of Grandchildren: