Leslie Leven Murphy

Male1 May 1917–15 June 1944

Brief Life History of Leslie Leven

When Leslie Leven Murphy was born on 1 May 1917, in Wawona, Mariposa, California, United States, his father, Charles Henry Murphy, was 55 and his mother, Mary Ellen McDonough, was 38. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 15 June 1944, at the age of 27, and was buried in North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Murphy
Mary Ellen McDonough
Erma May Murphy
Charles Henry Murphy
George Robert Murphy
Leslie Leven Murphy
Ray William Murphy
Warren Harding Murphy

Sources (5)

  • Leslie Murphy in household of Chas H Murphy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie Leven Murphy, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Leslie L Murphy, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


Age 10

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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