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Encyclopedia > Francis P. Murphy

Francis Parnell Murphy (August 16, 1877December 19, 1958) was an American manufacturer and politician from Nashua, New Hampshire. He served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and on the Governor's Council before being twice elected as a Republican Governor. August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City nickname: Gate City Founded 1853 County Hillsborough County Mayor Bernard A. Streeter (Rep) Area  - Total  - Water 87. ... State nickname: The Granite State Other U.S. States Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Governor John Lynch (D) Senators Judd Gregg (R) John Sununu (R) Official languages English Area 24,239 km² (46th)  - Land 23,249 km²  - Water 814 km² (3. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party [1]), is one of the two major political parties in the United States (the other being the Democratic Party). ...

Murphy supported the Roosevelt's New Deal policies and switched to the Democratric Party in an attempt to unseat U.S. Senator Styles Bridges in the 1942. He retired from politics to enter the radio broadcasting business and later started the WMUR Television station in Nashua. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), the longest-serving holder of the office and the only person to be elected President more than twice (he was elected four times, and served just over 12 years), was one of the... The New Deal was President Franklin D. Roosevelts legislative agenda for rescuing the United States from the Great Depression. ... The Democratic Party, founded in 1792, is the second-oldest political party in the world (after the Tories of the United Kingdom). ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Henry Styles Bridges (September 9, 1898–November 26, 1961) was an American politician from New Hampshire. ... This article is about the year. ... WMUR, an ABC affiliate, is a Manchester, New Hampshire based local television station. ...

External link

  • Murphy at New Hampshire's Division of Historic Resouces
Preceded by:
H. Styles Bridges
Governor of New Hampshire
Succeeded by:
Robert O. Blood



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