Lawrence Henry Murphy

Male11 June 1934–5 March 1991

Brief Life History of Lawrence Henry

When Lawrence Henry Murphy was born on 11 June 1934, in Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon, United States, his father, William Larry Murphy, was 24 and his mother, Jessie Alice Davidson, was 17. He married Shirley Ann van der Zanden in 1953. He lived in Election Precinct 18, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1940 and Washington, Oregon, United States in 1950. He died on 5 March 1991, in Hillsboro, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Hillsboro, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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Lawrence Henry Murphy
Shirley Ann van der Zanden
Marriage: 1953

Sources (10)

  • Lawrence H Murphy, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lawerance Henry Murphy - birth: 11 June 1934; Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon, United States
  • Lawrence Henry Murphy, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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    World Events (8)

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 1

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    1935 · The Social Security Act

    Age 1

    This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.


    Age 16

    United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Aileen, Kieran, Brigid, Donal, Siobhan, Eamon, Aidan, Dermot, John Patrick, Declan.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murchadha ‘descendant of Murchadh’, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’, i.e. ‘sea warrior’. This was an important family in Tyrone. For the surname with mac, see also McMurrough (Leinster).

    English: variant of Morphey (see Morphew ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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