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Cecil Murphy Cecil Murphy
Full Name: William Cecil Murphy
Date of birth: March 15, 1900
Date of death: May 2, 1960

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Nov 12, 1932 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1) (2) (3) (4)   42nd (5)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke Senate President Pro Tempore (43rd)   Cooke, Fannin, Grayson
(1) Cecil Murphy. Senate Journal.
(2) Cecil Murphy. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) 43rd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 3rd C.S., elected 8/27/1934. Senate Journal.
(4) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Media.
(5) Cecil Murphy, sworn 11/12/1932, succeeded to unexpired term of Jacob J. Loy, resigned 9/22/1932. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Photographs
  • Photograph. Cecil Murphy, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 42nd session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Memorial, September 1960, p. 600. William Cecil Murphy, " . . . public career included membership on the Texas Democratic Executive Committee from 1930-32." Texas Bar Journal.
  • Committee Informationtop
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Anti-Nepotism, Special  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Labor  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
    State Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Insurance  
    Labor  
    Representative Districts  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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