James Thomas Murphy

Recent Address: Alexandria, VA
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Family Info: Wife: Joanne (deceased), Elizabeth; Children: Carolyn, Jean, Paul, Tom, Kate, John
Hometown: Chicago, IL and New Rochelle, NY
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Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Tinian
Missions Flown: 25
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MOS: Bombardier
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
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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.
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Comments: Mr. Murphy passed away June 3, 2006. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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