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Frank Murphy, whose given name was William Francis Murphy (April 13, 1890 – July 19, 1949) was a politician and jurist from Michigan. He served as First Assistant U.S. District Attorney, Eastern Michigan District (1920-23), Recorder's Court Judge, Detroit (1923-30). Mayor of Detroit (1930–33), the last Governor-General of the Philippines (1933-35), U.S. High Commissioner of the Philippines (1935–36), Governor of Michigan (1937-39), United States Attorney General (1939–40), and United States Supreme Court Associate Justice (1940–49).


Frank Murphy 
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
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Date of birth13 April 1890
Michigan
William Francis Murphy
Date of death19 July 1949
Detroit
  • coronary thrombosis
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  • Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (18 January 1940 – 19 July 1949)
  • United States Attorney General (2 January 1939 – 18 January 1940)
  • Governor of Michigan (1 January 1937 – 1 January 1939)
  • High Commissioner to the Philippines (1935–1936)
  • Governor-General of the Philippines (15 July 1933 – 15 November 1935)
  • Mayor of Detroit (23 September 1930 – 10 May 1933)
  • Mayor of Detroit, Michigan (23 September 1930 – 10 May 1933)
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