Peter J. Murphy

Peter J. Murphy (August 7, 1860 – December 25, 1916) was an American farmer and politician.

Born in the town of Cato, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, Murphy was a farmer. He served as chairman of the Cato Town Board and on the school board. He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly and was a Democrat. Murphy died of pneumonia at his home in Cato, Wisconsin from pneumonia. He declined to be renominated for re-election to office.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1915,' Biographical Sketch of Peter J. Murphy, pg. 518
  2. ^ 'Assemblyman Is Dead,' Racine Journal News, December 26, 1916, pg. 2
  3. ^ 'Wisconsin Session Laws 1917,' Democratic Printing Company, Madison: 1917, Resolution No. 7-Peter J. Murphy, pg. 1325-1326