James M Murdock

Male23 April 1890–1972

Brief Life History of James M

James M Murdock was born on 23 April 1890, in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey, United States. He had at least 1 son with Etta Tuttle. He lived in Rutherford, Bergen, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1972, in Coral Gables, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

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James M Murdock
Etta Tuttle
James Nathan Murdock

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  • James Murdock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Murdock, "United States Census, 1940"

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Age 4

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Scottish Murdoch .

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

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