Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1913-1914 Representative Democrat
1915-1916 Representative Democrat
1917-1918 Representative Democrat
1919-1920 Representative Democrat
Counties Luzerne

Biography

08/28/1875 - 11/11/1947


MURPHY, Peter L., a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Ashley, Luzerne County, Pa., August 28, 1875; coal miner; school director (1905-1919); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1913 term; reelected and served 3 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1920); died, November 11, 1944 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.