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Murphy, G to I

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

  Murphy, G. Patrick (b. 1948) — Born in Carbondale, Jackson County, Ill., 1948. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois, 1998-2013; retired 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Murphy, Garland — of El Dorado, Union County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George — of Harbor Beach, Huron County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1936-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1957-59. Still living as of 1959.
  Murphy, George A. — of Seaford, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 4th District, 1972; member of New York state assembly 12th District, 1973-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Murphy, George B. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1932; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1941-56; defeated, 1930 (Republican primary), 1935 (Democratic); resigned 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George B., Jr. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George B. — Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Murphy, George E. — of Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Illinois state senate 5th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George E., Jr. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Stamford, Conn., 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George Herbert (1860-1924) — also known as George H. Murphy — Born in Scuppernong, Washington County, N.C., September 28, 1860. School teacher; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Chemnitz, 1886-89; Bremen, 1899-1900; Magdeburg, 1900; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Berlin, 1889-90; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Berlin, 1890; Frankfort, 1900-04; U.S. Consular Agent in Hanover, 1890-93; SAINT Catherines, 1905-06; U.S. Vice Commercial Agent (Vice Consul) in Luxembourg, 1893-96; U.S. Vice Consul in Colón, 1898; U.S. Consul General in , 1906-14; Cape Town, 1914-20; Zurich, 1920-24. Died in Zurich, Switzerland, October 16, 1924 (age 64 years, 18 days). Interment at St. Matthew's Episcopal Churchyard, Hillsborough, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah Mary Mathews (Vaughan) Murphy (1823-1884) and Rev. Joseph Wiggins Murphy (1828-1900); married, January 16, 1888, to Margarethe Schmidt (1865-1961); father of William Herbert Murphy (1889-1942).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Murphy, George L. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George Lloyd (1902-1992) — also known as George L. Murphy — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., July 4, 1902. Republican. Professional actor and dancer in 1934-52; appeared in films such as For Me And My Gal, Battleground; president, Screen Actors Guild, 1944-46; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (speaker), 1956, 1960 (alternate); U.S. Senator from California, 1965-71; defeated, 1970. Irish ancestry. Member, Screen Actors Guild. Died, of leukemia, in Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., May 3, 1992 (age 89 years, 304 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Married 1927 to Julie Henkel (dancer Julie Johnson).
  Cross-reference: Dan Lungren
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Murphy, George M. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George T. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George W. — of Liberty, Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, George W. — Progressive. Candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Gerald L. (1912-1976) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., September 25, 1912. Democrat. Secretary-treasurer, E. E. Wilson Sporting Goods, Inc.; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1941-46, 1951-54; defeated, 1938, 1946; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 21st District, 1954. Died in 1976 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Lawrence J. Murphy (1904?-?).
  Murphy, Gerard V. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 17th District, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Gilbert Franklin — of Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Laurel, Md., 1944-68 (acting, 1944). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Gloria B. (born c.1961) — of Catonsville, Baltimore County, Md. Born about 1961. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2004, 2008 (alternate), 2012 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Murphy, Gordon See W. Gordon Murphy
  Murphy, Grayson M. P. See Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy
  Murphy, Grayson M. P. See Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy, Jr.
  Murphy, Grayson Mallet-Prevost (1878-1937) — also known as Grayson M. P. Murphy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 19, 1878. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; Commissioner of the American Red Cross in Europe, 1917; financier; director, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Anaconda Copper Mining Company, National Aviation Corporation; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 18, 1937 (age 58 years, 303 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Murphy and Anita (Mallet-Prevost) Murphy; married, April 19, 1906, to Maud Donaldson; father of Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy, Jr. (1908?-1985).
  Murphy, Grayson Mallet-Prevost, Jr. (c.1908-1985) — also known as Grayson M. P. Murphy, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., about 1908. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Presbyterian. Member, Union League. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 13, 1985 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy (1878-1937) and Maud (Donaldson) Murphy; married, October 28, 1933, to Mary Eleanor Warren.
  Murphy, H. H. — of Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, H. J. — of Marengo, Iowa County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1916, 1928; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, H. O. — of Pinckneyville, Perry County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, H. S. — of Fremont, Dodge County, Neb. Democrat. Chair of Dodge County Democratic Party, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Harold F. — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 4th District, 1948, 1950, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Harold J. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Murphy, Harold Lloyd (b. 1927) — Born in Haralson County, Ga., 1927. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, 1977-2017; took senior status 2017. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Murphy, Harry E. — of Franklin, Johnson County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940 (alternate), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Harry J. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Harry J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Harry L. (b. 1881) — of Berrien County, Mich. Born in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich., May 3, 1881. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 1st District, 1911-14. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Eagles; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Hazel R. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Acting postmaster at New Bedford, Mass., 1952-53. Female. Still living as of 1953.
  Murphy, Helen (1860-1940) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in 1860. Socialist. Physician; oculist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1922, 1928; candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1932. Female. Died November 9, 1940 (age about 80 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Murphy (1818-1894) and Susan Bispham (Roe) Murphy (1827-1905).
  Murphy, Helen E. — of Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Murphy, Henry A. — of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County 2nd District, 1914-18; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Henry C. — of Richland, Pulaski County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pulaski County, 1899-1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Henry Cruse (1810-1882) — also known as Henry C. Murphy — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 5, 1810. Democrat. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1842; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1843-45, 1847-49; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1857-61; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1862-73; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876. Owner and editor of Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper. Died December 1, 1882 (age 72 years, 149 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Murphy, Henry L. — of Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Henry R. — of Bismarck, Burleigh County, N.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Herbert J. — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Herbert J. — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Murphy, Holmes W. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Hugh A. — of St. Petersburg, Hillsborough County (now Pinellas County), Fla. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 1908-10. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Hugh D. — of Buckhannon, Upshur County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Buckhannon, W.Va., 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Hugh P. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1944 (Bronx County 12th District), 1956 (Bronx County 8th District), 1958 (Bronx County 8th District), 1964 (Bronx County 8th District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, I. Raymond — of Philippi, Barbour County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Barbour County, 1934, 1940; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1945-49; candidate for West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1950. Burial location unknown.
Irene E. Murphy Murphy, Irene Ellis (1900-1989) — also known as Irene E. Murphy; Irene Ellis — of Birmingham, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., May 12, 1900. Democrat. Member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1958-66; defeated, 1966. Female. Episcopalian. Member, League of Women Voters. Died in Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich., July 25, 1989 (age 89 years, 74 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Lewis Miner Ellis (1867-1923) and Martha Elsie (Pratt) Ellis (1867-1920); married to Harold John Murphy (1888-1949; son of John F. Murphy; brother of Frank Murphy); second cousin four times removed of Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859); eighth great-granddaughter of Thomas Welles.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Murphy, Isaac (1802-1882) — of Arkansas. Born October 16, 1802. Governor of Arkansas, 1864-68. Died September 8, 1882 (age 79 years, 327 days). Burial location unknown.


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