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Joseph Stephen Murphy Edit Profile

Editor

Joseph Stephen Murphy, American editor. Recipient Trans World Airlines Writing award, 1956, 58, 65, 66. Member Aviation Writers Association, National Aeronautical Association (director), International Aviation Club (president 1969), Golf Writers Association American Clubs: Kenwood Country, Wings (New York City).

Background

Murphy, Joseph Stephen was born on October 4, 1918 in New York City. Son of Walter Stephen and Nora Marie (Lyons) Murphy.

Education

Student, Columbia University, 1939.

Career

With New York City R.R., 1939-1942. Editor maintenance and fleet service manuals, supervisor industry/government technical liaison American Airlines, 1943-1952. Technical and engineering editor American Aviation magazine, 1952-1959.

Senior editor Airlift magazine, 1959-1963. Founder, editor-public Air Transportation World magazine, Washington, 1964-1977, Airline Executive magazine, Washington, 1977-1982. Vice president Avmark, Inc., 1982-1984.

Founder, public Commuter/Regional Airline News, Airline Finance News, 1982-1984. Executive director International Society Transport Aircraft Traders, 1983-1986. Chairman board World Sports Publications Inc., Airline Golf Tournament, since 1966.

Membership

Member Aviation Writers Association, National Aeronautical Association (director), International Aviation Club (president 1969), Golf Writers Association American Clubs: Kenwood Country, Wings (New York City).

Connections

Married Virginia Olga Rover, January 22, 1944. Children: James W., Jo-Ellen, Marilyn, Jan Marie.

father:
Walter Stephen Murphy

mother:
Nora Marie (Lyons) Murphy

spouse:
Virginia Olga Rover

child:
James W. Murphy

child:
Jo-Ellen Murphy

child:
Marilyn Murphy

child:
Jan Marie Murphy