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James Cornelius Murphy

James Cornelius Murphy, American architect. Member National Conference City Planning; member Executive Committee Community Chest and American Red Cross, Louisville. Trustee University of Louisville.; Fellow American Institute Architects.; Member Knights of Columbus.

Background

  • Murphy, James Cornelius was born on February 8, 1864 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Cornelius and Honora (McNamara) Murphy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University of Louisville, 1890.

    Career

    • Began as architect with brother, D. X. Murphy, at Louisville, 1881, partner D. X. Murphy & Brother, since 1891. Firm architects for Louisville City Hospital, Federal Land Bank, Federal Reserve Bank, St. Agnes Church, St. Joseph Infirmary, Waverly Hills Sanitarium, United States Marine Hospital (all of Louisville). Also hospitals in 5 other states.

      President Louisville Garage Corporation. Vice president Louisville Electric Manufacturing Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member National Conference City Planning. Member Executive Committee Community Chest and American Red Cross, Louisville. Trustee University of Louisville.

    Fellow American Institute Architects. Member Knights of Columbus.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Sue Strain, June 18, 1890. Children: Honor, Benita (Mistress.
    • father: Cornelius Murphy
    • mother: Honora (McNamara) Murphy
    • spouse: Mary Sue Strain
    • children: Honor Murphy
    • Benita (Mrs Murphy
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    Born February 8, 1864
    Died April 14, 1935
    (aged 71)
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