Birth: August 10, 1964, Des Moines. Parents: Virginia and Don Murdock. Education: Graduated Chariton High School; received bachelor's degree in political science, Northwest Missouri State University. Spouse: Kristin Senty-Brown, 1989. Children: 1 daughter: Kathleen, 1990. Activities: Member: Farm Bureau; Lucas County Association for Retarded Citizens; Rural Health Advisory Committee; John L. Lewis Commission, Inc. Standing committee member: Agriculture; Commerce; Ethics; Small Business, Development, and Trade. Vice chair: Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee. Term: Second.