Murphy, John Michael
1926 - Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. on the 3rd of August.
1944 - As a private in the Army in August.
- Promoted to corporal in September.
1945 - Commissioned a second lieutenant in May.
1946 - He was appointed to West Point in July.
19540 - He graduated in June.
1953 - Became captain in October.
1956 - He was discharged in July.
- He was awarded Distinguished Service Cross and the Bronze Star with V and Oak Leaf Cluster; general manager, contract carrier of Staten Island.
1964-1976 - Democratic National Conventions.
1980 - Congressman Murphy was subsequently indicted June 18 and convicted on the 3rd of December of conspiracy, conflict of interest, and accepting an illegal gratuity; sentenced to three years in prison and fined $20,000.
- Murphy was implicated in the Abscam Federal bribery sting. Convicted of conspiracy, conflict of interest, and accepting an illegal gratuity, he was sentenced to three years in prison and fined $20,000.
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