Charles Murphy

Charles Alfred Murphy, Jr.

Full Name: Charles Alfred Murphy, Jr.
Date of birth: December 22, 1918
Date of death: March 23, 1998

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22-1 Jan 11, 1955 - Oct 31, 1955 54th (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-1 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 19-1 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 19-1 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) Murphy resigned 10/31/1955. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, November 2001, p. 303. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Marine Corps, World War II. "He was a proud graduate of the University of Houston and later joined the United States Marine Corps, serving with distinction as a pilot in Guadalcanal during World War II." 76th Legislature, R.S., HR 211. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Back of headstone inscription: "Marine Corps Pilot WWII." Texas State Cemetery.

Other Resources

  • Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred. Relatives: Charles A. Murphy, Sr. - father, Charles Alfred Murphy, Jr. - son. Texas State Cemetery.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

54th R.S. - 1955
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Game and Fisheries  
Highways and Roads  
State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
53rd R.S. - 1953
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Highways and Roads  
State Affairs  
52nd R.S. - 1951
Banks and Banking  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Crime Investigating, Special  
Game and Fisheries  
State Affairs  
50th R.S. - 1947
Game and Fisheries (Vice Chair) 
Liquor Regulation  
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Affairs  

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