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Lawyer

Robert Brady Lawrence Murphy, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1932.

Background

Murphy, Robert Brady Lawrence was born on December 5, 1905 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Lawrence B. Murphy and Elizabeth M. Brady.

Education

AB, University of Wisconsin, 1929;AM, University of Wisconsin, 1930;Bachelor of Laws, University of Wisconsin, 1932;Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Wisconsin, 1994;Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Edgewood College, 1996.

Career

Member Murphy & Desmond, South Carolina and predecessors, Madison, from 1932. Former lecturer University Wisconsin Law School. Member Supreme Court Wisconsin Board Bar Examiners, 1981-1986, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1932.

Membership

Member Madison Police and Fire Commission, 1947-1952. Curator State History Society Wisconsin, 1948-1990, president, 1958-1961. Board directors Wisconsin History Foundation, since 1958, president, 1960-1990.

Board advisors National Trust History Preservation, 1967-1973. Board directors or advisor several foundations. Board visitors University Wisconsin Law School, 1975-1981.

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Phi Kappa Phi. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Wisconsin, American Law Institute, Selden Society (England), Bascom Hill Society (Wisconsin), Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Phi, P Delta Phi.

Clubs: Madison, Blackhawk Country, University.

Connections

Married Arabel Zenobia Alcott, October 11, 1947.

father:
Lawrence B. Murphy

mother:
Elizabeth M. Brady

spouse:
Arabel Zenobia Alcott