Thomas John Murphy

5 July 1929–17 April 2015 (Age 85)
Antigo, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Thomas John

When Thomas John Murphy was born on 5 July 1929, in Antigo, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Royden William Murphy, was 26 and his mother, Harriet A Utnehemer, was 26. He married Ann Marie Burton on 5 June 1952, in West Point, Highlands, Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 17 April 2015, in Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Thomas John Murphy
Ann Marie Burton
Marriage: 5 June 1952
Daniel Royden Murphy

Spouse and Children


    Ann Marie Burton


5 June 1952
West Point, Highlands, Orange, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 3

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 24

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

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)

  • Tom Murphy in household of Royden Murphy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Murphy in household of Royden Murphy, "United States Census, 1930"

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