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MURPHY (Soundex M610) — See also MCMURPHY, MORFEY, MORPHEW, MORPHY, MUPHY, MURFEE, MURPH, MURPHET, MURPHEY, MURPHREE, MURPHREY, ORPHY, TORPHY.

  Murphy, A. H. — of El Dorado, Butler County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, A. J. — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1948, 1959. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Mrs. A. P. — of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Albert — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Alexander Peter — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 18th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Alfred J. (1868-1931) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 1, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1900-05; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1906-19, 1924-31; resigned 1919; died in office 1931; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1913; of counsel for Henry Ford in libel suit against the Chicago Tribune, 1919. Died August 5, 1931 (age 63 years, 216 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Murphy and Mary (Sexton) Murphy; married, June 29, 1903, to Margaret Walburga Ducey.
  Murphy, Allen See J. Allen Murphy
  Murphy, Andrew — of Ashley, Luzerne County, Pa. Burgess of Ashley, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Andrew P. — of Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass. Candidate for mayor of Chelsea, Mass., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Anna — of Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Murphy, Anna O'Dea — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924 (alternate), 1936. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Arold F. — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 20th Circuit, 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Arthur A. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Arthur B. — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Arthur E. — of Niagara County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Niagara County 2nd District, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Arthur H. (d. 1922) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Bronx County Democratic Party, 1913-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916, 1920. Died, following gallstone surgery, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 6, 1922. Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Murphy, Arthur Phillips (1870-1914) — also known as Arthur P. Murphy; Pat Murphy — of Rolla, Phelps County, Mo. Born in Hancock, Pulaski County, Mo., December 10, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 16th District, 1905-07, 1909-11; defeated, 1906, 1910. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar. Died in Rolla, Phelps County, Mo., February 1, 1914 (age 43 years, 53 days). Interment at Rolla Cemetery, Rolla, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Murphy, Arthur V., Jr. — of Hudson County, N.J. Independent candidate for New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Murphy, Ashley — of Atkinson, Pender County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Murphy, Augustine F. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 4th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Austin John (b. 1927) — also known as Austin J. Murphy — of Monongahela, Washington County, Pa. Born in North Charleroi, Washington County, Pa., June 17, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1959-70; member of Pennsylvania state senate 46th District, 1971-77; resigned 1977; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1977-95 (22nd District 1977-93, 20th District 1993-95); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Murphy, B. F. — of Clay County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, B. Frank See Benjamin Franklin Murphy
  Murphy, B. J. — of Kinston, Lenoir County, N.C. Republican. Mayor of Kinston, N.C.; elected 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Murphy, Barbara — of Glen Ellyn, DuPage County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Murphy, Bartholomew F. — American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Ben D. — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Benjamin Franklin (1867-1938) — also known as B. Frank Murphy — of Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Born in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, December 24, 1867. Republican. Shoe store owner; real estate business; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1919-33; defeated, 1932, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936. Methodist. Died, of myocarditis, in Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Md., March 6, 1938 (age 70 years, 72 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Relatives: Son of Charles F. Murphy and Mary E. (Beasley) Murphy; married to Mame M. Barcus.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Murphy, Bernard D. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1869-71; mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1873-77, 1880-82. Interment at Santa Clara Cemetery, Santa Clara, Calif.
  Murphy, Bertram J. — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Betty M. — of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Mayor of Watsonville, Calif., 1987-89. Female. Still living as of 1989.
  Murphy, Betty S. — Republican. Member, National Labor Relations Board, 1975-79; chair, National Labor Relations Board, 1975-77. Female. Still living as of 1979.
  Murphy, Bill — of West Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Murphy, Bill — Elected () Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Murphy, Billy — of Clay County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Murphy, Bob (born c.1950) — of Stillwater, Payne County, Okla. Born about 1950. Democrat. Candidate for Oklahoma state senate 21st District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Murphy, Brian See J. Brian Murphy


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