Edward Murphy, Jr.


Edward Murphy, Jr.

Edward Murphy, Jr. (1836–1911) was a single term United States Senator from New York, a businessman, and mayor of Troy, New York.

Birth and early years

Edward was born in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York on December 15, 1836. He attended the common schools and graduated from St. John’s College, Fordham, N.Y., in 1857;

Early career

He engaged in the brewing business.

Career in public service

Edward was city alderman from 1864 to 1866. He was mayor of Troy, New York from 1875 to 1883. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1893, to March 3, 1899. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1898. He served as chairman of the Committee on Relations with Canada (Fifty-third Congress);

Later years

He resumed his former business activities and was also the president of the Troy Gas Co. and the vice president of the Manufacturers’ National Bank of Troy. He died in Elberon, Monmouth County, New Jersey, August 3, 1911 and is interred in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.


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