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James Allan Murphy

James Allan Murphy, American lawyer. Bar: Utah 1955.

Background

  • Murphy, James Allan was born on August 22, 1929 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of James A. and Blanche Vivian (Nelson) Murphy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Utah, 1952. Juris Doctor, University Utah, 1955.

    Career

    • Law clerk to presiding justice Utah Supreme Court, Salt Lake City, 1955-1956. Associate Morton Christensen & Christensen, 1956-1957, Skeen, Worsley, Snow & Christensen, Salt Lake City, 1957-1960. Partner Henderson & Murphy, 1960-1962, Biele, Jones & Murphy, Salt Lake City, 1962-1978.

      Director, vice president Yano, Murphy, Weggeland & Friedland, Professional Corporation, 1978-1986. Director, president Murphy, Tolboe & Mabey, from 1986. Board directors, SGI Intrernat., La Jolla, California.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Utah 1955.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Catholic Charities of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1972, University Utah Law School Alumni, Salt Lake City, 1967. Board directors Utah Young Representatives, Salt Lake City, 1963. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1955.

    Member American Bar Association, Salt Lake City County Bar Association, Utah State Bar Association, American Judicature Society, United States Olympic Ski Team (alternate), Owl & Key, Skull and Bones Club, Kappa Sigma, Cottonwood Club, The Over the Hill Gang Club.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Claire Moyle, December 28, 1953. Children: Allan, Timothy, Kathleen, Patrick. Married Penelope Susan Hoagland, February 17, 1974.

      Children: Zachary, Dominick.
    • father: James A. Murphy
    • mother: Blanche Vivian (Nelson) Murphy
    • spouses: Helen Claire Moyle
    • Penelope Susan Hoagland
    • children: Allan Murphy
    • Timothy Murphy
    • Kathleen Murphy
    • Patrick Murphy
    • Zachary Murphy
    • Dominick Murphy
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    Born August 22, 1929
    Died January 3, 1990
    (aged 60)
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