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Manuscript Group 444
THOMAS J. MURPHY PAPERS
1989-1993
17 cubic feet


Thomas J. Murphy, Jr. served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 20th Legislative District, Allegheny County, 1978-1993. Born in Pittsburgh in 1944, he earned a B.S. in Biology from John Carroll University in 1967 and a M.S. in Urban Studies from Hunter College in 1973. Murphy was a member of the Knights of Equity, the Carnegie Museum, the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, the board of Mercy Psychiatric Institute, the American Waterways Orchestra, the Ports of Pittsburgh Committee, Ben Franklin Partnership, Pittsburgh Children's Museum, Pittsburgh Historic and Landmarks Foundation, and the Trans Finance Working Group. Thomas J. Murphy was elected to serve in the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania, representing the 20th Legislative District, Allegheny County in 1978. He was re-elected in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, and 1992.

The collection includes the records of Thomas J. Murphy representing the 20th Legislative District during his term 1989-1993. The records consist of an alphabetical and correspondence file.

As of October 2009, this collection remains unprocessed.



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