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Lawyer

James Russell Murphy, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1931, Virginia 1933. Decorated Medal of Merit, Medal of Freedom United States; Legion of Honor; Croix de Guerre France; War Cross; Merito Di Guerra Italy). Member American, District of Columbia, Virginia bar associations, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Sigma Kappa.

Background

Murphy, James Russell was born on January 8, 1905 in Piedmont, Missouri, United States. Son of Leslie Wayne and Cora (Stevens) Murphy.

Education

Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1931.

Career

General practice law, District of Columbia, 1931-1986. Member firm Cross, Murphy & Smith, Washington, 1951-1986. General counsel National Milk Producers Federation, Washington.

Staff Coordinator of Information and Office of Strategic Services, 1941-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1931, Virginia 1933.

Membership

Member American, District of Columbia, Virginia bar associations, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Sigma Kappa. Clubs: Lawyers (Washington), Barristers (Washington). Washington Golf and Country (president 1958-1959 Arlington).

Connections

Married Doris Thrift Haines, November 15, 1930. Children: Doris Jean (Mistress Kingston Lee Howard), James Russell World War II.

father:
Leslie Wayne Murphy

mother:
Cora (Stevens) Murphy

spouse:
Doris Thrift Haines

child:
Doris Jean Murphy (Mistress Kingston Lee Howard)

child:
James Russell World War II Murphy