New England Air Museum
James Thomas Murphy
Recent Address: Alexandria, VA
Family Information: Wife: Joanne (deceased), Elizabeth; Children: Carolyn, Jean, Paul, Tom, Kate, John
Hometown: Chicago, IL and New Rochelle, NY
Date Entered Service:
Service Number:
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Tinian
Missions Flown: 25
Hump Missions Flown:
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies): Bombardier
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
He spent nine years as a special agent in the Cleveland and D.C. field offices and also worked at FBI headquarters. He was later Director of air transportation security for the Federal Aviation Administration

President Ford honored Mr. Murphy with the Department of Transportation Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Mr. Murphy passed away June 3, 2006. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


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