Murfin, James O. (James Orin), 1875-1940

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Republican politician and regent of University of Michigan.

From the description of James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422988

James O. Murfin was born January 7, 1875, in Portsmouth, Ohio. He attended the University of Michigan and received literary and law degrees in 1895 and 1896. From 1897 to 1908 Murfin was a member of the law firm of Bowen, Douglas, Whiting and Murfin in Detroit, Michigan. Murfin served as a Republican member of the Michigan state senate (1901-1903); as judge of the Detroit Circuit Court (1908-1912); and as regent of the University of Michigan (1918-1933 and 1934-1937). During World War I, he served as chairman of district board number one for the Eastern District of Michigan.

From the guide to the James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan)

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referencedIn Jesse Siddall Reeves Papers, 1853-1942, 1901-1942 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn William L. Clements papers, 1920-1933 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Board of Regents Portrait Collection, ca. 1860-ca. 1970 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Lawton, J. Fred (James Frederick), 1888-1969. James Frederick Lawton papers, 1908-1969. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Lucius L. Hubbard papers, 1871-1935 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925. Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Shartel, Burke Woods, 1889-1967. Burke Woods Shartel papers, 1901-1959. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Junius E. Beal Papers, 1869-1946 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn James Frederick Lawton papers, 1908-1969 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Marion L. Burton Papers, 1895-1925, 1921-1925 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Fred Newton Scott papers, 1860-1931 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Murfin, James O. (James Orin), 1875-1940. James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Clements, William L. (William Lawrence), 1861-1934. William Lawrence Clements papers, 1920-1933. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Roy Dikeman Chapin Papers, 1886-1945, 1910-1936 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Sink, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1879-1972. Charles Albert Sink papers, 1907-1996. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944, 1930-1939 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf McKenzie, William Dexter, 1873-1960. William D. McKenzie correspondence, 1909-1913 and 1917. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Harry Burns Hutchins Papers, 1879-1930 Bentley Historical Library University if Michigan
referencedIn Clarence Cook Little papers, 1924-1929 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Shorts, Robert P. (Robert Perry), 1879-1975. Robert P. Shorts papers, 1924-1934 and 1939-1961. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Sawyer, Walter H. (Walter Hulme), 1861-1931. Walter H. Sawyer papers, 1900-1931. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles A. Sink Papers, 1890s-1996 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Henry Moore Bates papers, 1886-1950 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Burke Woods Shartel papers, 1901-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Walter H. Sawyer papers, 1900-1931 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Young, Roy A. person
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Michigan
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Athletics
Athletics--Michigan--Ann Arbor
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Birth 1875-01-07

Death 1940

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