Nathan Oakes Murphy

Nathan Oakes Murphy

Birth
Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Death 22 Aug 1908 (aged 58)
Coronado, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 8572944 · View Source
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Governor of Arizona Territory and Congressman. In April 1883 he settled in Prescott, Arizona where he engaged in mining and the real-estate business. He was secretary to the Governor of Arizona Territory in 1885, appointed secretary of Arizona Territory March 21, 1889, delegate to the Republican National Convention at Minneapolis in 1892 and Governor of Arizona Territory, 1892 to 1894. Elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress, March 4, 1895 to March 3, 1897, but was not a candidate for renomination. He again was elected Governor of Arizona Territory and served from 1898 till he resigned in 1902. While on vacation at the Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California, he died suddenly. He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery San Diego, California and was re-interred in Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington D.C. in December of 1909.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 29 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8572944
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nathan Oakes Murphy (14 Oct 1849–22 Aug 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8572944, citing Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .