Lancaster in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Arthur K. “Kit” Murray
Aerospace Walk of Honor
Murray managed the technical efforts and funds on NATO aircraft in Paris.
He then served as Chief of the X-15 Project Office. He left the USAF in 1961 and joined Boeing where he managed Crew Integration for the X-20A Dyna Soar and the MOLAB. Later he became Boeing Manager of Requirements for Kennedy Space Center. In 1968 he joined Bell Helicopter where his duties involved market analysis and identification of future VTOL aircraft requirements.
Kit Murray was honored by the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with eight clusters, Society of Experimental Test Pilots Fellowship, French Medal of the City of Paris.
Established in 1990 by the Lancaster
Erected 1996 by Lancaster City Council.
Location. 34° 41.904′ N, 118° 8.278′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Lancaster Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in front of the Sheriffs Station. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 West Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster CA 93534, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John B. "Jack" McKay (here, next to this marker); Henry E. "Hank" Chouteau (here, next to this marker); Colonel Jesse P. "Jake" Jacobs, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Colonel Jack L. Ridley (here, next to this marker); Thomas C. McMurtry (within shouting distance of this marker); John A. Manke (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tuskegee Airmen (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
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