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clergyman

John Francis Murphy, American clergyman. Named domestic prelate by Pope John XXIII, 1960. Charter member Covington-Kenton County Commission on Human Rights.

Background

Murphy, John Francis was born on February 25, 1923 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Francis and Elizabeth (Geary) Murphy.

Education

AB, St. Meinrad's Seminary College, 1946. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Catholic University America, 1947. STD, Catholic University America, 1958.

Degree (honorary), St. Thomas Institute. Degree (honorary), St. Ambrose College. Degree (honorary), Bellarmine College.

Degree (honorary), Mount St. Mary College. Degree (honorary), Barry College. Degree (honorary), Austin College.

Degree (honorary), Thomas More College.

Career

Instructor, Villa Madonna College (named changed to Thomas More College 1968), Covington, Kentucky, 1948-1951;academic dean, Villa Madonna College (named changed to Thomas More College 1968), Covington, Kentucky, 1951-1953;president, Villa Madonna College (named changed to Thomas More College 1968), Covington, Kentucky, 1953-1971;appointed vice president for university relations, Catholic U. American, Washington, 1971-1974;executive director, Association Catholic Colleges Universities, Washington, 1974-1980;director pastoral planning and research, Diocese of Covington, Kentucky, 1980-1987;pastor, St. Agnes Church, Fort Wright, Kentucky, 1982-1992;consultant, since 1992.

Membership

Charter member Covington-Kenton County Commission on Human Rights.

Connections

father:
John Francis Murphy

mother:
Elizabeth (Geary) Murphy