Currently alive, at 91 years of age.
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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.