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policy analyst

Irene Lyons Murphy, American policy analyst. Recipient Superior Service award, United States Interior Department, Washington, 1980; fellowship, Eagleton Institute Politics, 1972-1973. Member of American Society Public Administration (panelist since 1978), International Political Science Association (co-chairman panel since 1982).

Background

Murphy, Irene Lyons was born on October 23, 1920 in New York City. Daughter of George Vincent Lyonsm and Marie Agnes (Mackey) Lyons.

Education

Bachelor, Barnard College, 1941. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1970.

Career

Editorial assistant Newsweek Magazine, New York City, 1941—1942, 1946—1947. Assistant to director Horowitz Foundation, 1947—1949. Postmaster Hicksville Post Office, 1961—1966.

Executive director Federation Organizations Professional Women, Washington, 1974—1976. Adjunct professor George Washington University, 1974—1978. Policy analyst United States Department Interior, since 1977.

With United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Membership

Member of American Society Public Administration (panelist since 1978), International Political Science Association (co-chairman panel since 1982).

Connections

Married Francis P. Murphy, November 14, 1947 (divorced). Children: Diane Murphy Ramo, Bennett Justin.

father:
George Vincent Lyonsm Lyons

mother:
Marie Agnes (Mackey) Lyons

spouse:
Francis P. Murphy

child:
Diane Murphy Ramo Murphy

child:
Bennett Justin Murphy