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J. Harvey Murphy

Clergyman

J. Harvey Murphy, American clergyman. member of the board supts. New Brunswick Seminary, 1924-1929, Western Theological Seminary, 1934-1939.; Mason.

Background

Murphy, J. Harvey was born on April 28, 1882 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Francis and Anne (Van Emburgh) Murphy.

Education

Student Rutgers Preparatory School, 1900-1902. Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers College, 1906. A.M., New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 1909.

Doctor of Divinity, Central College, Pella, Iowa, 1924.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Reformed Church in America, 1909. Pastor First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, 1909-1911, Trinity Church, Amsterdam, New York, 1911-1916, Central Avenue Church, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1916-1921, First Reformed Church, Hudson, New York, since 1921. Vice president General Synod, Reformed Church in America, 1928, 1930, president, 1938-1939.

English preacher at The Hague, 1931.

Membership

Member of the board supts. New Brunswick Seminary, 1924-1929, Western Theological Seminary, 1934-1939.

Connections

Married Sara Frances Harder, November 24, 1909. Children: Charles Harder (deceased), John Edward, Frances Harder.

father:
John Francis Murphy

mother:
Anne (Van Emburgh) Murphy

spouse:
Sara Frances Harder

child:
Charles Harder Murphy (deceased)

child:
John Edward Murphy

child:
Frances Harder Murphy