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Vincent R. Murphy Edit Profile

Naval officer

Vincent R. Murphy, American naval officer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze star, Victory medals (both World Wars), American Defense, American Theatre, Pacific Theatre campaign ribbons.

Background

Murphy, Vincent R. was born on May 20, 1896 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Michael J. and Margaret A. (McDermin) Murphy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1917.

Career

Ensign United States Navy, 1917, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1945. Sea and shore service, 1917-1946. Commander United States Ship Alabama, 1944-1945.

Retired from active service, November 1, 1946. Executive vice president, Navy Relief Society, November 1946-1952.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Dudley Watson, May 6, 1922. Children: Vincent R., Robert D. Commissioned.

father:
Michael J. Murphy

mother:
Margaret A. (McDermin) Murphy

spouse:
Elizabeth Dudley Watson

children:
Vincent R. Murphy

Robert D. Commd Murphy