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Charles S. Murphy, American lawyer. Recipient Distinguished Citizen citation Creighton U., 1967. Member Brookings Advisory Committee Presidential Transition, 1960. Trustee Duke U., to 1981; Member American, District of Columbia, North Carolina, Federal bar associations, Order Coif, Delta Sigma Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Murphy, Charles S. was born on August 20, 1909 in Wallace, North Carolina, United States. Son of William and Kate (Westbrook) Murphy.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Duke U., 1931, Bachelor of Laws, 1934, Doctor of Laws, 1967.

Career

Bar: North Carolina 1934, Supreme Court 1944, District of Columbia 1947. With office of legislative counsel United States Senate, 1934-1946. Administrator assistant to President United States, 1947-1950, special counsel, 1950-1953.

Member firm Morison, Murphy, Clapp & Abrams, 1953-1961. Counsel to Democratic National Advisory Council, 1957-1960. Undersecretary agriculture, Washington, 1960-1965.

Chairman Civil Aeronautics Board, 1965-1968. Counselor to President United States, 1968-1969. Member Morison, Murphy, Abrams & Haddock, 1969-1979.

Of counsel firm Baker & Hostetler, Washington, 1979-1983.

Religion

Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

Politics

When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

Member Brookings Advisory Committee Presidential Transition, 1960. Trustee Duke U., to 1981. Member American, District of Columbia, North Carolina, Federal bar associations, Order Coif, Delta Sigma Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Clubs: National Democratic (Washington) (president 1956-1958), International (Washington), Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Kate Chestney Graham, December 24, 1931. Children: Courtenay (Mistress.

father:
William Murphy

mother:
Kate (Westbrook) Murphy

spouse:
Kate Chestney Graham

child:
Courtenay (Mrs Murphy