William J. Murphy (Rhode Island politician)

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William J. Murphy
221st Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives
In office
January 7, 2003 – February 11, 2010
Preceded by John B. Harwood
Succeeded by Gordon D. Fox
Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives
from the 26th district
In office
January 5, 1993 – January 2011
Succeeded by Patricia Morgan
Personal details
Born (1963-01-04) January 4, 1963 (age 55)
West Warwick, Rhode Island
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Stacey Lynn
Residence West Warwick, Rhode Island
Alma mater University of Hartford (BA),
Franklin Pierce Law Center (JD)[1]
Profession Attorney, Lobbyist[2]

William J. Murphy (born 1963) is an American attorney and was a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing the 26th District from 1993 to 2011. He served as the 221st Speaker of the House from January 7, 2003 to February 11, 2010, when he handed over the gavel to his majority leader, Gordon D. Fox.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative William J. Murphy Speaker Of The House Biography". State of Rhode Island General Assembly. State of Rhode Island General Assembly. Archived from the original on 28 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Gregg, Katherine (April 16, 2014). "Former Speaker Murphy representing his embattled successor, Gordon Fox". Providence Journal. Retrieved 20 June 2017. 

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