Jimmy Anthony Murphy

Photo added by John E. Blazier

Jimmy Anthony Murphy

  • Birth 12 Sep 1894 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Death 15 Sep 1924 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 24063970

Race Car Driver/Riding Mechanic. Began his racing career as a riding mechanic. After World War 1 began drving race cars. Was the winner of the 1922 Indianapolis 500. Competed in five Indianapolis 500's total and finished 4th in 1920, 14th in 1921, 1st in 1922, 3rd in 1923 and 3rd in 1924. Also, won the French Grand Prix in 1921. (Bio. by John E. Blazier)


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  • Created by: John E. Blazier
  • Added: 20 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24063970
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jimmy Anthony Murphy (12 Sep 1894–15 Sep 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24063970, citing Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by John E. Blazier (contributor 46949937) .