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

  Murphy, Valentine — of Willimantic, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1922-30. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Van S. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Van S. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Postmaster at Lansing, Mich., 1853-59. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Vickere L. — of La Crescenta, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Murphy, Victoria M. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Murphy, Vincent B. (b. 1888) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., January 4, 1888. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1922-24; New York state comptroller, 1925-26; defeated, 1926; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel B. Murphy.
  Murphy, Vincent J. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 35th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Vincent Joseph (1893-1976) — also known as Vincent J. Murphy — of Newark, Essex County, N.J.; Spring Lake, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., August 1, 1893. Democrat. Plumber; secretary-treasurer of Local 24, United Association (Plumbers and Pipefitters), 1920-38; secretary-treasurer, New Jersey Federation of Labor, 1933; mayor of Newark, N.J., 1941-49; candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1943; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1944, 1948, 1956, 1964; president, New Jersey AFL-CIO, 1961-70. Died in Spring Lake, Monmouth County, N.J., June 8, 1976 (age 82 years, 312 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Francis Murphy and Sarah (Gaskin) Murphy.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Murphy, Virginia L. — of Hixson, Hamilton County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Murphy, W. B. — of Utah. Socialist. Engineer; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Utah, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Mrs. W. B. — of Snow Hill, Greene County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, W. Francis — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 16th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, W. Gordon — of Garden City, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Mayor of Garden City, N.Y., 1947-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, W. H. — of Laurinburg, Richmond County (now Scotland County), N.C. Postmaster at Laurinburg, N.C., 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, W. H. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, W. K. — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1880, 1892; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, W. M., Jr. — of Victoria, Victoria County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, W. Michael See William Michael Murphy, Jr.
  Murphy, W. R. — of Mexia, Limestone County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Murphy, W. Taylor — of Warsaw, Richmond County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, W. W. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 38, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Murphy, Waldo — of Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minn. Mayor of Hibbing, Minn., 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Walter (b. 1872) — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Born in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., October 24, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Rowan County, 1897, 1901-07, 1913-14, 1921-22; member of North Carolina Democratic State Executive Committee, 1898; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1908; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1916. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Knights of Pythias; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Walter — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Walter J. — of Livingston County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Walton W. — of Jonesville, Hillsdale County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Wilbur J. — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Wilbur John (born c.1874) — also known as Wilbur J. Murphy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1874. Republican. Physician; Presidential Elector for New York, 1924; candidate for New York state senate 19th District, 1928, 1930; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1932; member of New York state assembly from New York County 20th District, 1934; defeated, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1920, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William — of Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 4th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William See J. William Murphy
  Murphy, William See J. William Murphy
  Murphy, William — of New York. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 44th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Murphy, William — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Murphy, William A. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Greenback candidate for mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William A. — of Irvington, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Irvington, N.Y.; elected 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William A. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 50th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William B. (b. 1856) — Born in North Carolina, October 15, 1856. U.S. Deputy Consul in Chemnitz, 1888-89; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Chemnitz, 1889-90; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Vienna, 1890-93; U.S. Consular Agent in Geestemünde, 1893-97; Bremerhaven, 1893-97; Guben, 1897-98; Sorau, 1898-1909; Arnprior, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William B. — Independence League candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William B. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Murphy, William B. (b. 1945) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., April 10, 1945. Lawyer; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1988-, 2008-13; appointed 1988. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Federal Bar Association. Still living as of 2013.
  Murphy, William C. — of Aurora, Kane County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Murphy, William C. — of Fulton, Callaway County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Fulton, Mo., 1965-73. Still living as of 1973.
  Murphy, William D. (1832-1908) — of Albany County, N.Y. Born in Leitersburg, Washington County, Md., 1832. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 1st District, 1870-71. Prison reformer. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., 1908 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William E. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William E. — of Chanute, Neosho County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William F. (b. 1892) — of Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1892. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1927-28, 1931-32; defeated in primary, 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of James J. Murphy (1884-1945).
  Murphy, William F. — of Woodridge, DuPage County, Ill. Mayor of Woodridge, Ill., 2007-09. Still living as of 2009.
  Murphy, William Francis See Frank Murphy
  Murphy, William G. — of Vineland, Cumberland County, N.J. Democrat. Chair of Cumberland County Democratic Party, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William H. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William H. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 13th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William H. — of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William H., Jr. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Murphy, William H. — of Newport County, R.I. Democrat. Candidate for Rhode Island state house of representatives 74th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Murphy, William Herbert (1889-1942) — Born in Berlin, Germany, April 11, 1889. Electrical engineer; U.S. Vice Consul in Coburg, as of 1914; served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War I; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, Freemasons. While flying a reconnaissance mission, his plane was shot down over Surabaya, Indonesia, February 3, 1942 (age 52 years, 298 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Herbert Murphy (1860-1924) and Margarethe (Schmidt) Murphy (1865-1961); married 1928 to Catharine Probey (1902-1985).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Murphy, William J. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William J. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Cleveland, Ohio, 1914-22. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William J. — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William J. — Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1977-79; appointed 1977. Still living as of 1979.
  Murphy, William J. — of Kent County, R.I. Democrat. Elected Rhode Island state house of representatives 26th District 2002; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 2003-10. Still living as of 2010.
  Murphy, William J. — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2008 (delegation chair). Still living as of 2008.
  Murphy, William L. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Dallas, Tex., 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William M. — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Cairo, Ill., 1883-86. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William M. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1948; candidate for New York state senate 38th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William M., Jr. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate 18th District, 1973-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Murphy, William Michael, Jr. (b. 1949) — also known as W. Michael Murphy — of Chatham, Morris County, N.J. Born in 1949. Democrat. Lawyer; Morris County Prosecutor, 1990; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1997; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 2000; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Step-son of Richard Joseph Hughes (1909-1992).
  Political family: Murphy-Hughes family of New Jersey.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Murphy, William P. — U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William P. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Illinois state treasurer, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William P. — of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Mayor of Watsonville, Calif., 1967-71. Still living as of 1971.
  Murphy, William R. — of Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William Robert — also known as William R. Murphy — Republican. Delaware insurance commissioner; elected 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William Smith — also known as William S. Murphy — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Mayor of Paducah, Ky., 1976-80. Still living as of 1980.
  Murphy, William Sumpter (c.1796-1844) — also known as William S. Murphy; "Patrick Henry of the West" — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in South Carolina, about 1796. Whig. Lawyer; delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1839; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Texas Republic, 1843-44, died in office 1844. Died, of yellow fever, in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., July 13, 1844 (age about 48 years). Original interment and cenotaph at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.; reinterment somewhere in Chillicothe, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married 1821 to Lucinda Sterret.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Murphy, William Thomas (1899-1978) — also known as William T. Murphy — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 7, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1959-71. Member, American Legion. Died in Oak Lawn, Cook County, Ill., January 29, 1978 (age 78 years, 175 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Murphy, William W. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 2nd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, William Walton — of Michigan. Born in New York. U.S. Consul General in Frankfort, 1861-69. Burial location unknown.
  Murphy, Wrigley See S. Wrigley Murphy


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