Douglas Wayne Murphy

10 June 1945–26 May 1953 (Age 7)
Clay, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Douglas Wayne

When Douglas Wayne Murphy was born on 10 June 1945, in Clay, Minnesota, United States, his father, Dilbert Wayne Murphy, was 28 and his mother, Dolores Magdalen Giza, was 27. He died on 26 May 1953, at the age of 7, and was buried in Ulen, Clay, Minnesota, United States.

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Dilbert Wayne Murphy
Dolores Magdalen Giza
Douglas Wayne Murphy

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World Events (6)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 2

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1947 · The CIA is Established

Age 2

The Central Intelligence Agency was created because the U.S. government had need for a group to help detect and subdue any potential threats to the nation.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 3

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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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  • Douglas Murphy, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"
  • Douglas Murphy, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"
  • Douglas Murphy, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"

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