Bruce Franklin Murphy

23 May 1938–about May 2008 (Age 69)
Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bruce Franklin

When Bruce Franklin Murphy was born on 23 May 1938, in Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edward Mitchell Murphy, was 35 and his mother, Agnes Virginia Ragnhild Carlson, was 34. He had at least 1 daughter. He lived in Elk, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Ridgway Township, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died about May 2008, in Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70.

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Edward Mitchell Murphy
Agnes Virginia Ragnhild Carlson
Charles Carlson Murphy
Jennie Louise Murphy
Phyllis Beverly Murphy
Edward W. Murphy
Bruce Franklin Murphy

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 3

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 20

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bruce Murphy in household of Edward Murphy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bruce Murphy in household of Edward Murphy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bruce Franklin Murphy - Memory of Someone: death:

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