Walter F. Murphy
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Memorial service for Murphy planned for June 9
Posted May 7, 2010; 11:16 a.m.
A memorial service for Walter F. Murphy, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence Emeritus, is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, in the University Chapel. A reception will follow in the Chancellor Green Rotunda.
Murphy, a groundbreaking constitutional scholar who taught at Princeton for 37 years, died April 20 in Charleston, S.C., of cancer. He was 80. A full obituary is available online.
Those wishing to make a donation in Murphy's honor should send checks made payable to the Trustees of Princeton University, along with a cover letter indicating specific information on the fund to which the donation is to be directed, to: Terry Murphy President's Fund (0813536), Alumni and Donor Records, Princeton University, c/o Helen Hardy, P.O. Box 5357, Princeton, NJ 08543-5357.