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State legislator

Thomas Bailey Murphy, American State legislator. Bar: Georgia 1949. Member Georgia Bar Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Georgia Peace Officers Association (honorary life), Georgia Fraternal Order Police (honorary), Georgia Sheriffs Association, Moose, Gridiron.

Background

Murphy, Thomas Bailey was born on March 10, 1924 in Bremen, Georgia, United States. Son of W.H. and Leita (Jones) Murphy.

Education

Graduate, North Georgia College, 1943. Bachelor of Laws, University Georgia, 1949.

Career

Partner, Murphy & Murphy, Bremen, since 1949; member, Georgia House of Representatives, Atlanta, since 1961; administrative floor leader for government, Georgia House of Representatives, Atlanta, 1969-1970; speaker pro tem, Georgia House of Representatives, Atlanta, 1971-1974; speaker, Georgia House of Representatives, Atlanta, since 1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1949.

Politics

Baptist churches should celebrate the racial, cultural and theological diversity witnessed within its membership.

Views

True marriage can be only between a man and a woman. Marriage is the most sacred and basic of societal units.

Membership

Member Georgia Bar Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Georgia Peace Officers Association (honorary life), Georgia Fraternal Order Police (honorary), Georgia Sheriffs Association, Moose, Gridiron. Clubs: Moose.

Connections

Married Agnes Bennett, July 22, 1946. Children: Michael L., Martha L., Marjorie Lynn, Mary June.

father:
W.H. Murphy

mother:
Leita (Jones) Murphy

spouse:
Agnes Bennett

child:
Mary June Murphy

child:
Martha L. Murphy

child:
Marjorie Lynn Murphy

child:
Michael L. Murphy