Harold Lloyd Murphy

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Harold Lloyd Murphy (born March 31, 1927)[1] is a Senior United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Born in Haralson County, Georgia, Murphy was in the United States Navy towards the end of World War II, from 1945 to 1946. He received an LL.B. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1949, and was then in private practice in Buchanan, Georgia until 1958, and in Buchanan and Tallapoosa, Georgia until 1971. He was a Georgia state representative from 1951 to 1961. He was an Assistant state solicitor general of the Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit in 1956. He was a Superior court judge for the Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit, Georgia from 1971 to 1977.

On July 7, 1977, Murphy was nominated by President Jimmy Carter to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia vacated by James C. Hill. Murphy was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 28, 1977, and received his commission on July 29, 1977. He took senior status on March 31, 2017.

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Preceded by
James Clinkscales Hill
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
1977–2017
Vacant