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Rodney Edward "Rod" Murphy (born 16 October 1946 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) was a New Democratic Party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was a teacher by profession.

Rodney Murphy
Member of the House of Commons of Canada
In office
22 May 1979 – 25 October 1993
Preceded byCecil Smith
Succeeded byElijah Harper
Personal details
Born (1946-10-16) 16 October 1946 (age 72)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Political partyNew Democratic Party

He represented the Manitoba riding of Churchill where he was first elected in the 1979 federal election. He was re-elected in the 1980, 1984 and 1988 federal elections, therefore serving in the 31st, 32nd, 33rd and 34th Canadian Parliaments.

Murphy left federal politics after his defeat in the 1993 federal election to Elijah Harper of the Liberal party.


Political offices
Preceded by
Vic Althouse
Whip of the New Democratic Party
5 September 1986 – 21 January 1990
Succeeded by
Iain Angus
Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Cecil Smith
Member of Parliament for Churchill
22 May 1979 – 25 October 1993
Succeeded by
Elijah Harper