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Name Murphy, Edward Preston
City San Francisco
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=1721

Murphy, Edward Preston
Born March 13, 1904, in Austin, NV
Died December 13, 1958

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For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=1721

Murphy, Edward Preston
Born March 13, 1904, in Austin, NV
Died December 13, 1958

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Harry S Truman on December 4, 1950, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493. Confirmed by the Senate on December 13, 1950, and received commission on December 21, 1950. Service terminated on December 13, 1958, due to death.

Education:
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University), A.B., 1927
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University) School of Law, LL.B., 1928
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University) School of Law, J.D., 1932

Professional Career:
Professor of law and public speaking, Santa Clara University, 1928-1932
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1933-1942
Judge, San Francisco [California] Municipal Court, 1942-1945
Judge, Superior Court of California, Appellate Division, 1945-1950



This additional biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Murphy, Edward Preston
Born March 13, 1904, in Austin, NV
Died December 13, 1958

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Harry S Truman on December 4, 1950, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493. Confirmed by the Senate on December 13, 1950, and received commission on December 21, 1950. Service terminated on December 13, 1958, due to death.

Education:
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University), A.B., 1927
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University) School of Law, LL.B., 1928
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University) School of Law, J.D., 1932

Professional Career:
Professor of law and public speaking, Santa Clara University, 1928-1932
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1933-1942
Judge, San Francisco [California] Municipal Court, 1942-1945
Judge, Superior Court of California, Appellate Division, 1945-1950

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