Robert C. Murphy

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1924 – 10 April 1945

Junior Track Champion

Won IaFarge Trophy during the summer of 1941.

Personal History

Murphy was born in Conway, AR. His parents were Captain and Mrs. F. T. Murphy. He attended Little Rock High School, Arkansas Polytechnic College, and, from June 1942 through January 1943, Arkansas State Teachers College.

He entered the United States Army Air Corps on January 27, 1943.

He died in the Panama Canal Zone.



  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 April 2018), Robert Murphy in household of Francis T Murphy, Ward 8, Little Rock, Big Rock Township, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-62, sheet 21A, line 34, family 532, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 168.