Thomas Clarence “Tom” Murie

1891 – 1967


Tom Murie drove this car in races at Savannah, Missouri in 1921 – Don Radbruch collection



Tom Murie of Hutchinson, Kansas in his Dodge powered race car at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson in 1928.  Murie drove this same car in the movie “The Crowd Roars” in 1932 - Al Murie collection




Tom Murie with his 4-port Riley powered car at the Trego County Fairgrounds in WaKeeney, Kansas in 1937.  He won the feature in this car on that day.  He also crashed it tearing down 50 feet of fence after tangeling with another car after the finish of a race at Memphis, Tennessee on September 18, 1937.  He was entered to race at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson just three days later but injuries from his Memphis crash kept him for competing.  Murie participated in automobile races in the Midwest from 1919 until 1939 - Al Murie collection




To see a photo of Tom Murie with the Superior Special Hisso that he drove at the Kansas State Fair in the early 1930s.