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Austin John Murphy
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 20th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Joseph Gaydos
Succeeded by Frank Mascara
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 22nd district
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Thomas Morgan
Succeeded by District eliminated
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 46th district
In office
January 5, 1971 – January 4, 1977
Preceded by William Lane
Succeeded by Barry Stout
Constituency Parts of Greene, Fayette, and Washington Counties
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 48th district
In office
January 7, 1969 – November 19, 1970
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by Barry Stout
Constituency Parts of Washington County
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the Washington County district
In office
January 6, 1959 – November 30, 1968
Personal details
Born June 17, 1927 (1927-06-17) (age 93)
North Charleroi, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Duquesne University
University of Pittsburgh
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service U.S. Marine Corps
Years of service 1944–1946

Austin John Murphy (born June 17, 1927) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania from 1977 to 1995.

Murphy started his political career as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where he served from 1959 to 1971. He then served in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1971 to 1977.

In 1976, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives, replacing longtime incumbent Thomas E. Morgan. He served as a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1984 and 1988.

Retrieved on 2008-02-15
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