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James Cornelius Murphy

architect

James Cornelius Murphy, American architect. Member National Conference City Planning; member Executive Committee Community Chest and American Red Cross, Louisville. Trustee University of Louisville.; Fellow American Institute Architects.; Member Knights of Columbus.

Background

Murphy, James Cornelius was born on February 8, 1864 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Cornelius and Honora (McNamara) Murphy.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University of Louisville, 1890.

Career

Began as architect with brother, D. X. Murphy, at Louisville, 1881, partner D. X. Murphy & Brother, since 1891. Firm architects for Louisville City Hospital, Federal Land Bank, Federal Reserve Bank, St. Agnes Church, St. Joseph Infirmary, Waverly Hills Sanitarium, United States Marine Hospital (all of Louisville). Also hospitals in 5 other states.

President Louisville Garage Corporation. Vice president Louisville Electric Manufacturing Company.

Membership

Member National Conference City Planning. Member Executive Committee Community Chest and American Red Cross, Louisville. Trustee University of Louisville.

Fellow American Institute Architects. Member Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Mary Sue Strain, June 18, 1890. Children: Honor, Benita (Mistress.

father:
Cornelius Murphy

mother:
Honora (McNamara) Murphy

spouse:
Mary Sue Strain

children:
Honor Murphy

Benita (Mrs Murphy