Bernard D. MurphyDemocratic
Born: 1844 in Missouri
Family: Brother of Patrick W. Murphy
Prior to 1878: Mayor, City of San Jose (6 years)
1880-1882: Mayor, City of San Jose
- During his first six years as Mayor, Murphy donated his annual salary to the the San Jose Public Library fund.
- Had a brother who served in the same legislative house concurrently.
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives