Grayson Murphy

Deceased Person from United States of America

Colonel Grayson M.-P. Murphy (Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy) (1878–1937) was an American private banker and a director of Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Guaranty Trust Company, New York Trust Company, Bethlehem Steel, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, New York Railways, Fifth Avenue Coach Co., and Chicago Motor Coach Co. Mr. Murphy was very active in the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment and voiced his opposition to the 18th Amendment at a Congressional hearing. His efforts contributed to the repeal of prohibition in the United States. He had previously attended Haverford College and was a volunteer in the Spanish-American War. He also attended the United States Military Academy and was a lieutenant in the Philippine-American War. At various other times he was a Senior Vice-President of Guaranty Trust Company, Chief Commissioner of the American Red Cross in Europe, and Lieutenant-Colonel in charge of operations, 42nd Division. He was also Founder and Head of G.M.-P. Murphy & Co., Treasurer of the American Liberty League and a recipient of the Army Distinguished Service Medal, as authorized by Congress on July 9, 1918. "Grayson M.-P. Murphy's obituary". TIME. 1937-11-01.  ( Wikipedia article )


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Date of birth
United States of America


Date of death
Place of death
New York City

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