John William Murphy

Personal

Birthday: 
4/26/1902
Birthplace: 
Avoca, PA
Date of Death: 
3/28/1962
Place of Death: 
Scranton, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1929-1943
Assistant district attorney, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, 1934-1941
U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, 1943-1946

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pennsylvania
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1926
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1929

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/27/1946
Termination Date: 
3/28/1962
Termination Reason: 
Death
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