Howard Alonzo Murphy

1929–October 2015 (Age 86)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Howard Alonzo

Howard Alonzo Murphy was born in 1929, in Minnesota, United States as the son of Ernest James Murphy and Minnie Ellen Shaw. He lived in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and New Canada Township, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died in October 2015, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Ernest James Murphy
1872–
Minnie Ellen Shaw
Robert Earnest Murphy
1927–1993
Howard Alonzo Murphy
1929–2015
May Eleanor Murphy
1930–2009
Mary Murphy
1933–

Parents and Siblings

    Ernest James Murphy

    Male1872–Male

    Minnie Ellen Shaw

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 0

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 2

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 26

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 (2)

  • Howard Murphy in household of Ernest J Murphy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard Murphy in household of Earnest Murphy, "United States Census, 1930"

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