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Holloway Daniel "H.D." Murphy
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1911
Death: Apr. 1, 1934
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

Texas Highway Patrolman Holloway Daniel Murphy, along with patrolman Edward Bryan Wheeler, was shot to death near Grapevine, Texas on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1934 by the criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. He was 22 years old.

Patrolmen Murphy and Wheeler had stopped their motorcycles near Bonnie and Clyde's vehicle thinking that a motorist needed assistance. When they approached the vehicle, they were shot.

Patrolman Murphy began his career with the Texas Highway Patrol on September 18, 1933, and was stationed at Fort Worth, Texas.

He was the fiancee of Maree Tullis.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Green W. Murphy (1881 - 1966)
  Novella Murphy (1887 - 1921)
 
 Siblings:
  Malcolm David Murphy (1908 - 1997)*
  Holloway Daniel Murphy (1911 - 1934)
  Beth Murphy Emmons (1914 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
His deeds yet live.
 
Burial:
Old Palestine Cemetery
Alto
Cherokee County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Oct 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12166558
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- Amy the Spirit Seeker
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014
I Admire You For What You Represented, & Also The Ones That Continue On With Your Duty. Rest In Peace With Our Lord & Savior.
- Ken Townsend
 Added: May. 7, 2014
A martyr to his duty. Rest in Peace
- Trisha W.
 Added: Apr. 12, 2014
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