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 Holloway Daniel “H.D.” Murphy

Holloway Daniel “H.D.” Murphy

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Death 1 Apr 1934 (aged 22)
Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Alto, Cherokee County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 12166558 · View Source
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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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His deeds yet live.


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  • Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 25 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12166558
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Holloway Daniel “H.D.” Murphy (27 Nov 1911–1 Apr 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12166558, citing Old Palestine Cemetery, Alto, Cherokee County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Alan Deel (contributor 46590424) .