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MURPHY, John, governor of Alabama, born in Columbia. S. C., in 1786; died in Clarke county, Alabama, 21 September, 1841. He was graduated at South Carolina college in 1808, was clerk of the state senate in, 1810-'17, removed to Alabama in 1818, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and soon became well known in the political contests of the state. He was governor from 1825 till 1829, and then entered into an animated canvass for a seat in congress, as a representative of Unionist principles, with Dixon H. Lewis, who was an extreme nullifier. The contest was renewed at the next congressional election, and in the following one he was elected as a Union Democrat over James Dellet, a Whig, and served: from 2 December, 1833, till 3 March, 1835.
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