John Joseph Murphy

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John Joseph Murphy

Birthplace: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Death: Died in Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Cause of death: Liver failure
Place of Burial: Baguio, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Murphy and Ellen Anastasia Murphy
Husband of Gregoria Beley
Father of William Beley Murphy; Josephine Beley Murphy; Joseph Patrick Beley Murphy; Albert Beley Murphy and William Murphy

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About John Joseph Murphy

John Joseph Murphy fought as an American soldier in the Philipine-American War and served as the paymaster to Col. Lyman Kennon. He married an Ilocana lass and settled in Baguio City, Philippines. He became the owner of the Alhambra Theater along Session Road and operated a fleet of "Yellow Taxi Company" cabs. He made his fortune in mining, real estate, transportation and other ventures. More here:


Note: His birth year may be 1882 according to his marriage register.

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John Joseph Murphy's Timeline

May 3, 1878
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
August 18, 1911
Age 33
Baguio City, Philippines
September 27, 1951
Age 73
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
September 30, 1951
Age 73
Baguio, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines
- September 27, 1951
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines