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David Thomas Murphy

David Thomas Murphy, American investment company executive. Registered representative New York Stock Exchange. Lifetime fellow Lake Forest Academy.


  • Murphy, David Thomas was born on July 6, 1929 in Janesville, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Thomas George and Beth Margaret (Behling) Murphy.

  • Education

    • AB, Brown University, 1951. Student, American Institute Banking, Chicago, 1952. Associate in Management, Insurance Institute America, Pennsylvania, 1978.


    • Banker Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company, Chicago, 1951-1953. Investment banker various companies, 1953-1974. Senior corporation planner Kemper Group, Long Grove, Illinois, 1974-1982.

      Executive vice president, director Channer Finance Corporation, Itasca, 1982-1986. Senior vice president Resource Development International, Ltd., Rolling Meadows, 1986-1991, Oak Brook Securities Corporation, Oak Brook Terrace, from 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Registered representative New York Stock Exchange.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Illinois Board Regents of Regency Universities, since 1989, chairman, since 1993. Active Illinois Community Trustees Association, Springfield, since 1976, treasurer, 1983-1985, president, 1986-1987. Trustee Lake Forest Academy, 1976-1980.

    Trustee, vice chairman McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Illinois, since 1976, chairman board trustees, 1988. Board directors Illinois Institute Entrepreneurship Edn. Member Illinois Board Higher Education.

    Member Lake Forest Alumni Association, Brown University Club Chicago Lodges: Lions (president 1980).


    • Married Constance Virginia Berg, June 20, 1953. Children: Karen Leah, Elizabeth Alison, Robert David.
    • father: Thomas George Murphy
    • mother: Beth Margaret (Behling) Murphy
    • spouse: Constance Virginia Berg
    • children: Karen Leah Murphy
    • Elizabeth Alison Murphy
    • Robert David Murphy
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    Died March 5, 2007
    (aged 77)
    • 1951
      Brown University
    • 1952
      American Institute Banking
    • 1978
      Insurance Institute America
    • 1951 - 1953
      Banker Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1953 - 1974
      investment banker various companies
    • 1974 - 1982
      senior, corporation planner Kemper Group
      Long Grove, Illinois, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      executive, Channer Finance Corporation
      Itasca, Illinois, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      director, Channer Finance Corporation
      Itasca, Illinois, United States
    • 1986 - 1991
      senior, vice president Resource Development International
      Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States
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