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Everett Jerome Murphy

  • Birth 24 Jul 1852 Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 10 Apr 1922 Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 8571358

US Representative from Illinois. In 1877 he was city clerk of Sparta, Illinois but resigned in 1878 to accept the appointment of deputy clerk of the circuit court and sheriff of Randolph County. He was member of the State house of representatives, 1886 to 1888 and was warden of the Southern Illinois Penitentiary at Menard, in 1889. He was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress, March 4, 1895 to March 3, 1897, unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he became a member of the State board of pardons, 1897 to 1899. In late 1899 he was appointed warden of the State penitentiary at Joliet, Illinois and served until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 29 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8571358
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Everett Jerome Murphy (24 Jul 1852–10 Apr 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8571358, citing Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .