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George Murphy
United States Senator
from California
In office
January 1, 1965 – January 2, 1971
Preceded by Pierre Salinger
Succeeded by John V. Tunney
President of the Screen Actors Guild
In office
Preceded by James Cagney
Succeeded by Robert Montgomery
Personal details
George Lloyd Murphy

(1902-07-04)July 4, 1902
New Haven, Connecticut
Died May 3, 1992(1992-05-03) (aged 89)
Palm Beach, Florida
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) (1) Juliette Henkel-Johnson Murphy (married 1926-1973, her death) Betty Duhon Blandi (married 1982-1992, his death)
Children Dennis Michael Murphy
Melissa Elaine Murphy
Alma mater Yale University
Profession Actor, dancer, politician

George Lloyd Murphy (July 4, 1902 – May 3, 1992) was an American dancer, actor, and politician. He was a member of the Republican Party.

Murphy was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He studied at Yale University.

Murphy first served as President of the Screen Actors Guild. He served as president from 1944 to 1946. He then served as the United States senator of California. He served as senator from 1965 to 1971.

Murphy was married to Juliette Henkel-Johnson from 1926 until her death in 1973. Then he was married to Betty Duhon Blandi from 1982 until his death in 1992. He had two children; Dennis and Melissa.

Murphy died in Palm Beach, Florida from leukemia, aged 89.

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