10/31/1897 - 09/10/1987

MURPHY, Peter J., a Representative from Delaware County; born in County Tyrone, Ireland, October 31, 1897; board member, Chester Water Authority (1953-1983); state treasurer, Congress of Industrial Organizations, labor union; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1955 term and served 2 consecutive terms thereafter; board member, Chester Housing Authority; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1960); died, September 10, 1987 in the city of Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Marple Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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