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George Murphy


Picture of George Murphy
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1964 Republican Senate1 3628555 Win
01-01-1965 Republican Senate1 0 Win
11-03-1970 Republican Senate1 2877617 Loss

Candidate Biography:

George Lloyd Murphy
Born: July 4, 1902 in New Haven, Connecticut
Died: May 3, 1992 in Palm Beach, Florida

1952: Director of Entertainment, Presidential Inauguration
1953-1954: Chairman, California Republican Party
1956: Director of Entertainment, Presidential Inauguration
1960: Director of Entertainment, Presidential Inauguration
1971: Resigned from the United States Senate on January 2.

  • After being elected in the 1964 General Election, Murphy assumed his Senate seat on January 1st due to the early resignation of Pierre Salinger.
  • Silver Screen: Murphy was an actor who appeared in 48 movies.
  • This individual has a Hollywood Star.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []