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W. Tayloe Murphy Jr.

Member From: 1982 - 1999

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  • Birth Date: 1933 Birth Place:Emmerton, Richmond County, VA
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Helen Turner
  • Children: Anne Douglas
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  • Education: Warsaw High School Virginia Episcopal School Hampden-Sydney College (B.A., 1953) University of Virginia (LL.B., 1960, Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, Raven Society)
  • Military Service: USNR (1954-57)
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Cople Parish Episcopal Church (chancellor) Westmoreland Ruritan (former president) Westmoreland County Planning Commission (1970-82, former chairman) Westmoreland County Board of Zoning Appeals (1978-82, former chairman) Virginia State Bar (council, 1980-86) American Bar Association Virginia Bar Association (executive committee, 1991ó) Northern Neck Bar Association Northern Neck Historical Society Northern Neck State Bank (director) Union Bank and Trust Company (director) Chesapeake Bay Commission (chairman) Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (chairman) Code Commission Southern Growth Policies Board
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1982 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 43 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Conservation and Natural Resources
Courts of Justice
1983 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond County, Westmoreland and Stafford (part) 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
Mining and Mineral Resources
1984 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Stafford (part), and Westmoreland; 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
Mining and Mineral Resources
1985 Counties King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Stafford (part) and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
Mining and Mineral Resources
1986 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland and Stafford (part) 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
1987 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland and Stafford (part) 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
1988 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Stafford and Westmoreland (part) 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
1989 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Stafford (part) and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
1990 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland, and Stafford (part) 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
1991 Counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland, and Stafford (part) 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
1992 Counties of Essex (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
1993 Counties of Essex (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
Labor and Commerce
1994 Counties of Essex (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Labor and Commerce (Chair)
Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
1995 Counties of Essex (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Labor and Commerce (Chair)
Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
Courts of Justice
1996 Counties of Essex (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Labor and Commerce (Chair)
Appropriations
Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
1997 Counties of Essex (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Labor and Commerce (Chair)
Appropriations
Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Corporations Insurance and Banking
1998 Counties of Essex (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland 99 Democrat Labor and Commerce (Co Chair)
Appropriations
Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Conservation and Natural Resources
Corporations Insurance and Banking

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

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