Robert E. Murray

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Robert E. Murray
Born (1940-01-13) January 13, 1940 (age 79)
ResidenceMoreland Hills, Ohio, U.S.
Alma materOhio State University
West Virginia University
OccupationBusiness executive
Spouse(s)Brenda Lou Moore

Robert E. Murray (born January 13, 1940) is an American mining engineer and businessman. He is the chief executive officer of Murray Energy Corporation, a mining corporation based in St. Clairsville, Ohio.[1] He is one of the largest independent operators of coal mines in the United States.[2]

In June 2017, Murray sued John Oliver and HBO for "inciting viewers of harm over Murray".[3] The HBO suit was dismissed with prejudice on February 21, 2018.[4]

Murray is suffering from pulmonary fibrosis,[5] a scarring of the lung tissue leading to shortness of breath.

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  1. "A Message from our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer". Murray Energy Corporation. 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  2. Bennett, David (Jan. 30, 2007). "Mining for answers; Politician, coal industry leader seek separate safety solutions in response to West Virginia tragedies.". Crain's Cleveland Business. Retrieved on August 14, 2007.
  3. Woodruff, Betsy (June 21, 2017). "Republican Coal King Sues HBO Over John Oliver's Show". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2017-06-21.
  4. Leonard French (2018-02-23). "Murray Energy lawsuit against John Oliver DISMISSED". Lawful Masses. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
  5. Woodruff, Betsy. "Republican Coal King Sues HBO Over John Oliver's Show". Daily Beast. Retrieved 22 June 2017.

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