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P.E. Murphy Patrick Francis Murphy
Full Name: Patrick Francis "Pat" Murphy
Date of birth: 1839
Date of death: May 1886

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 13, 1874 - Oct 2, 1874 14th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Bexar, Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, El Paso, Frio, Hidalgo, Kinney, La Salle, McMullen, Maverick, Medina, Nueces, Pecos, Presidio, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal

(1) Democrat. "From Brownsville, Special to the News," 10/22/1873. "The Democratic District convention of the thirtieth district, met at Laredo, on the 15th inst. and nominated Judge Wm. H. Russell, of Cameron for senator; Col. Santos Benavides, of Webb, Louis Cardis, of El Paso, and P.F. Murphy, of Nueces, for representatives." Galveston Daily News.
(2) 30th District, Louis Cardis, P.F. Murphy, and Santos Benavides, list of members elect in typescript journal. Cardis and Murphy sworn 1/13/1874, p. 3; Jeremiah Galvan of Cameron sworn 1/14/1874, typescript journal, p. 7. House Journal. January 13, 1874 Typescript Journal
(3) John M. Moore, in special election 11/1874, succeeded P.F. Murphy, resigned 10/2/1874. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Patrick Francis "Pat" Murphy, born about 1839 in Ireland, death May 1886 in San Antonio, spouse Elizabeth L.G. McGloin Murphy, daughter Lizzie/Elizabeth. Census of 1870, Corpus Christi, Nueces County; Rachal Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • P.F. Murphy, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, merchant, born in Ireland, age 35 (born ca. 1839). Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . ., 1874.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. P.E. Murphy, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Debt  
    Removal of Judge M. Priest, 4th Judicial District  
    Removal of Judge S.B. Newcomb, 25th Judicial District  

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