Murphy, George, 1897-1961.

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George Ignatius Murphy was born January 20,1894, at Harbor Beach, Michigan, to John T. and Mary (Brennan) Murphy. He attended the University of Michigan where he received the A.B. degree in 1917 and the LL.B degree in 1922. While at the University he joined the Sigma Chi fraternity and served on the University's world record breaking two-mile relay track team. During both World Wars he served in the United States Naval Air Corps. During the years of peace, he served in the Naval Reserves. He entered private law practice with his brother, Frank, and Edward Kemp in the early 1930's and served as assistant attorney general of Michigan from 1932 to 1934 and as judge of the Recorder's Court in Detroit from 1935 to 1961. Long active in Democratic Party affairs, Murphy was a delegate to the 1924 Democratic National Convention, and ran at various times for prosecuting attorney of Huron County, for Wayne County Circuit Court commissioner, and for state senator from Wayne County. In 1932 he became state chairman of the Veteran's Division of the Democratic Party, In 1946 he married Brigid McKenna; they had two children., Frances Anastasia born in 1950 and Marguerite Mavoureen born in 1952. Murphy died in Detroit, July 11, 1961.

From the guide to the George Murphy papers, 1911-1961, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Judge of Detroit (Mich.) Recorder's Court and aide to his brother Frank Murphy.

From the description of George Murphy papers, 1911-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421455

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creatorOf Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898-. Murray Delos Van Wagoner papers, 1921-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Gomon, Josephine Fellows, 1892-1975. Josephine Fellows Gomon papers, 1913-1975. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Walker, Moses L. Moses L. Walker papers, 1926-1950. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Murphy, John Francis, 1857-1926. John F. Murphy papers, 1883-1926. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Wilber M. Brucker Papers, 1877-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf George Murphy papers, 1911-1961 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Murphy, Harold, 1888-1945. Harold Murphy papers, 1911-1940. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn John Francis Murphy papers, 1883-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Theodore Hawley Tapping papers, 1909-1916 and 1937-1961 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Murphy, George, 1897-1961. George Murphy papers, 1911-1961. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Irene Ellis Murphy papers, 1917-1984 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Josephine Fellows Gomon papers, 1913-1975 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Eleanor M. Bumgardner papers, 1919-1967 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Murphy, Marguerite. Marguerite Murphy papers, 1901-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Arthur J. Lacy Papers, 1891-1975 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Blair Moody Papers, 1928-1954, 1934-1952 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Marguerite Murphy papers, 1901-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Murray D. Van Wagoner Papers, 1921-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Bumgardner, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Margaret). Eleanor M. Bumgardner papers, 1919-1967. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Tapping, Theodore Hawley, 1889-1969. Theodore Hawley Tapping papers, 1909-1916 and 1937-1961. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Abbott, Horatio J. (Horatio Johnson), 1876-1936. person
associatedWith Aguinaldo, Emilio, 1869-1964. person
associatedWith Black, Eugene F., 1903-1990. person
associatedWith Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971. person
associatedWith Bowles, Charles, 1884-1957. person
associatedWith Brennan, William J. (William Joseph), 1906-1997. person
associatedWith Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996. person
associatedWith Brown, Prentiss M. (Prentiss Marsh), 1889-1973. person
associatedWith Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968. person
associatedWith Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. person
associatedWith Bumgardner, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Margaret) person
associatedWith Bushnell, George E. (George Edward), 1887-1965. person
associatedWith Carr, Lowell Juilliard, 1885-1963. person
associatedWith Cobo, Albert E. (Albert Eugene), 1893-1957. person
associatedWith Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949. person
associatedWith Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979. person
associatedWith Couzens, Frank, 1902-1950. person
associatedWith Cramton, Louis C. (Louis Convers), b. 1875. person
associatedWith Cromwell, James Henry Roberts. person
associatedWith Cunningham, Leon Max, d. 1930. person
associatedWith Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938. person
associatedWith Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. person
associatedWith De Maggio, Andrew. person
associatedWith De Maggio, Andrew. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dethmers, John R., 1903-1971. person
associatedWith Detroit (Mich.). Recorder's Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Dewey, John, 1859-1952 person
associatedWith Dingell, John D. (John David), 1894-1955 person
associatedWith Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980 person
associatedWith Edwards, George, 1914- person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 person
associatedWith Eliasohn, Jack, 1908- person
associatedWith Farley, James Aloysius, 1888- person
associatedWith Ferguson, Homer, 1889-1982 person
associatedWith Ford, Henry, 1917-1987 person
associatedWith Foy, Byron Cecil, 1893-1970 person
associatedWith Frankensteen, Richard T., 1907- person
associatedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 person
associatedWith Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 person
associatedWith Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967 person
associatedWith Gillein, Hilmer. person
associatedWith Gomon, Josephine Fellows, 1892-1975. person
associatedWith Green, Fred Warren, 1872-1936 person
associatedWith Griffiths, Hicks G., 1910- person
associatedWith Hannah, John A., 1902- person
associatedWith Harding, Ann, 1904-1981 person
associatedWith Hart, Philip A. (Philip Aloysius), 1912-1976 person
associatedWith Hatcher, Harlan Henthorne, 1898- person
associatedWith Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945 person
associatedWith Hill, Norman Llewellyn, 1895- person
associatedWith Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 person
associatedWith Howe, Louis McHenry, 1871-1936 person
associatedWith Jayne, Ira Waite, 1882- person
associatedWith Jeffries, Edward, 1900- person
associatedWith Kelly, Harry F. (Harry Francis), 1895-1971 person
associatedWith Kemp, Edward Gearing, 1887-1962 person
associatedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 person
associatedWith Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 person
associatedWith Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 person
associatedWith Lacy, Arthur J. (Arthur Jay), 1876-1975 person
associatedWith Larned, Abner E. person
associatedWith Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963 person
associatedWith Levin, Saul R. person
associatedWith Lewis, John Llewellyn, 1880-1969 person
associatedWith Lincoln, Burr, 1880-1937 person
associatedWith Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 person
associatedWith Lowery, Percival C., 1885-1978 person
associatedWith MacArthur, Jean Faircloth. person
associatedWith Madrigal, Pacita. person
associatedWith Martel, Frank Xavier, 1888- person
associatedWith McAllister, Thomas Raymond, 1905- person
associatedWith McNamara, Patrick Vincent, 1894-1966 person
associatedWith Mead, Harry L., 1893- person
associatedWith Miriani, Louis C. person
associatedWith Moley, Raymond L., 1886- person
associatedWith Moody, Blair, 1902-1954 person
associatedWith Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949 person
associatedWith Murphy, Harold, 1888-1945. person
associatedWith Murphy, Irene Ellis, 1900- person
associatedWith Murphy, John Francis, 1857-1926. person
associatedWith Murphy, Marguerite. person
associatedWith Murphy, Marguerite. person
associatedWith Murphy, Marguerite. person
associatedWith Osmeña, Sergio, 1878-1961 person
associatedWith Parker, Frank, 1872-1947 person
associatedWith Picard, Frank A., 1889-1963 person
associatedWith Pollock, James Kerr, 1898- person
associatedWith Potter, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1916-1979 person
associatedWith Quezon, Manuel Luis, 1878-1944 person
associatedWith Quirino, Elpidio, 1890-1956 person
associatedWith Rabaut, Louis Charles, 1886-1961 person
associatedWith Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 person
associatedWith Romulo, Carlos P. (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, James, 1907- person
associatedWith Rutledge, Wiley Blount, 1894-1949 person
associatedWith Smith, Gerald L. K. (Gerald Lyman Kenneth), 1898- person
associatedWith Smith, Talbot. person
associatedWith Staebler, Neil, 1905- person
associatedWith Sugar, Maurice, 1891-1974 person
associatedWith Swainson, John Burley, 1925- person
associatedWith Tapping, Theodore Hawley, 1889-1969. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith Tuttle, Arthur J., 1868-1944 person
associatedWith Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951 person
associatedWith Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898- person
associatedWith Voelker, John D. (John Donaldson), 1903- person
associatedWith Waite, John Barker, 1882- person
associatedWith Walker, Moses L. person
associatedWith Walker, Moses L. person
associatedWith Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 person
associatedWith Whittaker, Alfred Heacock, 1894- person
associatedWith Williams, G. Mennen, 1911- person
associatedWith Williams, G. Mennen, Mrs. person
associatedWith Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Detroit (Mich.)
United States
United States
Philippines
Michigan
Philippines
Michigan
Detroit (Mich.)
Subject
Sit-down strikes--Michigan
Depressions--1929-1938
Oral History
African Americans--Michigan
Housing
Courts
African Americans
Labor--Michigan
Street-railroads
Courts--Michigan
Public welfare--Michigan--Detroit
Depressions--1929--Michigan--Detroit
Public welfare
Street-railroads--Michigan--Detroit
Presidents--United States--Election--1932
Labor and laboring classes
Presidents--Election--1932
Strikes and lockouts
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Birth 1897

Death 1961

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