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William L "Joseph" Murphy
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Birth: 1832
Death: Dec. 31, 1915

IRISH ACTOR MOST FAMOUS FOR SHAUN RHUE AND THE KERRY GOW. Mr. Murphy was one of the
richest actors in the country, reputed
actually worth $13,000,000.The monument consists of a curved peristyle of six columns featuring
dove and crescent ornamentation on the heavy capitals. The two end capitals are extended to display
bas-relief carvings of St. Patrick and St. Bridget. The six columns support an entablature that bears an
inscription "The Kerry Gow." The entablature is topped with a grilloche border at the top and a
Vitruvian scroll border at the bottom. The peristyle surrounds a carved monument basket inscribed "California Days." The monument pays tribute to the career of William L. Murphy, an Irish actor who
became famous touring the mining camps of California. All of the stonework has a hand chiseled finish. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Frymier Rollins (1880 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Park View Plot, Section 146
 
Created by: dennis miller
Record added: Jul 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113765889
William L Joseph Murphy
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William L Joseph Murphy
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William L Joseph Murphy
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