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Tom Murphy (born August 15, 1944) is a Democratic politician from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From January 1994 until January 2006 he served as mayor of Pittsburgh. Murphy is currently the Senior Resident Fellow for Urban Development at the Urban Land Institute.
  
==1962==
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The son of a steel worker, Murphy graduated from John Carroll University in Cleveland in 1967 and received a graduate degree from Hunter College in urban studies in 1973. From 1970 to 1972, Murphy and his wife Mona were in the Peace Corps in rural Paraguay, constructing sanitation facilities and an elementary school. After the Peace Corps, Murphy returned to Pittsburgh and became a neighborhood organizer for the North Side before entering local politics.
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==1963==
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Prior to his November 1993 election as mayor, Murphy served as a State Representative in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing Pittsburgh's North Side 20th Legislative District. In 1989 he was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic primary nomination for mayor.
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==1964==
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Murphy was elected the mayor of Pittsburgh in 1993 and was sworn in during January of 1994.
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[[Richard L. Kelsey]]<br>
 
[[Dennis H. Knight]]<br>
 
[[Gary F. Richardson]]<br>
 
[[Fran Ruddick]]<br>
 
[[Kathleen Mossman Vitale]]<br>
 
[[Paul Vitale]]<br>
 
[[Thomas J. Wegs]]
 
  
==1965==
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He is a somewhat controversial figure in Pittsburgh's recent history. As mayor, he initiated a public-partnership strategy that leveraged approximately $4.5 billion in economic development in Pittsburgh. Against overwhelming public opposition,[1][2][3][4] he secured $1 billion in funding for the development of Heinz Field, PNC Park, and a new convention center that was the largest certified green building in the United States. As mayor, he oversaw the transformation of more than 1,000 acres (4 km²) of blighted, abandoned industrial land into new commercial, residential, retail and public uses. He also lured, using public subsidies, both Lazarus and Lord's & Taylor department stores to the downtown section of the city. Both stores were monumental failures in Pittsburgh, each closing within a few years.[5][6] In addition, he oversaw the development of more than 25 miles of new riverfront trails and urban green space. Initiatives such as these drove the city to the brink of bankruptcy, resulting in it being declared a "distressed" city by the state.[7][8] To help recoup some of the city's losses during his tenure, Murphy made the controversial decision in 2003 to lay off a number of city employees, including police officers.[9][10] Some of these jobs were later saved by dramatically increasing the city's parking tax, making it the largest such tax in the country.[11][12]
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[[Barbara Hunter Whitfill]]<br>
 
[[Moritz Thomsen]]<br>
 
[[Ronald Wallace Gould]]
 
  
==1966==
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Murphy's dealings with the Pittsburgh City Firefighters Union also had been questioned. Prior to the 2001 mayoral election, Murphy allegedly signed the firefighters to a new contract worth $10–12 million with a no-layoff clause in exchange for their vote.[13][14][15] He would go on to narrowly defeat future mayor Bob O'Connor. In 2004, Murphy announced that he would not run for re-election. In June 2006, Murphy entered into an agreement with Federal goverenment to avoid prosecution.[16][17]
[[Karen Allison]]<br>
 
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[[Hugh Graham]]<br>
 
[[James Hoffman]]<br>
 
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[[Kay Harshbarger Wetherwax]]
 
  
==1967==
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While being considered a man with big ideas, Murphy's political skills were often questioned as he alienated Pittsburgh from the rest of the state.[18] His declining popularity after the city's budget crisis in 2003 resulted in various citizens pushing for his impeachment,[19][20] a move that would ultimately prove unsuccessful.
[[Philipp Auer]]<br>
 
[[Ben Binder]]<br>
 
[[Charles Browne]]<br>
 
[[James Owen Collins]]<br>
 
[[Hubert J. Dufner]]<br>
 
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[[William D. Guzman]]<br>
 
[[Regina Harrison (formerly Macdonald)]]<br>
 
[[Alan Kurtz]]<br>
 
[[Charles Senseman]]<br>
 
[[Philip E. Tack]]<br>
 
[[Greg Groppenbacher]]<br>
 
[[Deidra Groppenbacher]]
 
  
==1968==
 
[[David J. Andrews]]<br>
 
[[Chuck Creesy]]<br>
 
[[Chuck Lippi]]<br>
 
[[James P. McLaughlin]]<br>
 
[[Larry Parrott]]<br>
 
[[Jerry A. Payne]]<br>
 
[[John Perkins]]<br>
 
[[Paul Robillard]]
 
  
==1969==
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[[Tim Bradley]]<br>
 
[[John Schwager]]
 
 
 
==1970==
 
[[Dennis C. Bangs]]<br>
 
[[Vctor L Berthelsdorf]]<br>
 
[[Don Dilworth]]<br>
 
[[Bruce Horowitz]]<br>
 
[[Terry Linkletter]]<br>
 
[[Al Stevenson]]
 
[[Bob McInnes]]
 
 
 
==1971==
 
[[Karen Ekelman]]<br>
 
[[Linda Derks Elliott]]<br>
 
[[Jacqueline M. Kerr]]<br>
 
[[Lynn Phalen]]
 
 
 
==1972==
 
[[Jon Barkman]]<br>
 
[[Howard Rhea Cole]]<br>
 
[[Eugenia Dressel]]<br>
 
[[Greg Hotchkin]]<br>
 
[[Henry Tarke]]<br>
 
[[Linda Tarke]]
 
 
 
==1973==
 
[[Charles Llewellyn]]<br>
 
[[Keith Jamtgaard]]<br>
 
[[Peter O. Kircher]]<br>
 
[[Jim Sheeren]]<br>
 
[[Monica Lyons Torres]]
 
 
 
==1974==
 
[[Barbara Lehman von Behren]]<br>
 
[[Carol Sivits Molina]]<br>
 
[[Fay Behrens]]<br>
 
[[Paul Warpeha]]<br>
 
[[Ralph Blessing]]
 
 
 
==1975==
 
[[Ronald Rivera]]<br>
 
[[Sharon Elliott]]<br>
 
[[Marc Anthony Mahoney]]<br>
 
[[Bruce M Froseth]]<br>
 
[[Daniel O. Emmons]]<br>
 
[[Kent Lupberger]]
 
Joseph Rizzari
 
 
 
==1976==
 
[[Gary B. Dobbas]]<br>
 
[[O. Rickey Harris]]<br>
 
[[Richard A. Rogers]]<br>
 
[[Sarah Gunter Canez]]<br>
 
[[Joanne Logan]]<br>
 
 
 
==1977==
 
[[D. Phil Turnipseed]]<br>
 
[[Dave Schweidenback]]<br>
 
[[Donald Kelly]]<br>
 
[[Philip Hernick]]<br>
 
[[Richard G. Bryant]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 26 (1978)==
 
[[Marie Connell]]<br>
 
[[Billy O'Keefe]]<br>
 
Patty Hubbuch Bailey
 
 
 
==Omnibus 27 (1978)==
 
[[John Alexander]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus unknown (1978)==
 
[[John C. Abramowicz]]<br>
 
[[Marie Olson Meadows]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 31 (1979)==
 
[[Amanda Tolles]]<br>
 
[[Keith Pervatt]]<br>
 
[[Wilson Ring]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 34 (1980)==
 
[[Allan J. "Alonzo" Wind]]<br>
 
[[Bo (Lenny) Ljungholm]]<br>
 
[[Bryndis Andrade]]<br>
 
[[Cheryl Webb]]<br>
 
[[Douglas C Keck]]<br>
 
[[Kathleen Busken Gorman]]<br>
 
[[Wendell Blubaum]]<br>
 
 
 
==1981==
 
[[Brian Bennett]]<br>
 
[[Brian T. Micke]]<br>
 
[[Deborah Wilson Hopkins]]<br>
 
[[Jeffrey D. Dunlap]]<br>
 
[[Jimmy A. Rankin]]<br>
 
[[John Preissing]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 36 (1981)==
 
[[Peter R. Brunette]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 37 (1981)==
 
[[Richard Boren]]<br>
 
[[Isabella Molloy Polillo]]
 
Mike Taylor
 
 
 
==1982==
 
[[Alan Ragins]]<br>
 
[[Conan E. Peisen]]<br>
 
[[Karen Uhrig]]<br>
 
[[Steve Gilchrist]]<br>
 
[[Edwin Ramon Hiel]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 39 (1982)==
 
[[Carol Maddox]]<br>
 
[[Conan Eric Peisen]]<br>
 
[[Richard Capitanio]]<br>
 
[[Juanita Mackenzie]]<br>
 
[[Sean Bradley]]<br>
 
[[Christopher Clarke]]<br>
 
[[Tim Fuller]]<br>
 
[[Kenneth Wolf Hasson]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 40 (1982)==
 
[[Alan Lovejoy]]<br>
 
[[Anne Quinlan Coloma]]<br>
 
 
 
==1983==
 
[[Forrest D Corson]]<br>
 
[[Sean McGuckin]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 43 (1983)==
 
[[Tom Cobb]]<br>
 
 
 
==1984==
 
[[Marina Grasso Sinyard]]<br>
 
 
 
==1985==
 
[[Dennis Sibilia-Young]]<br>
 
[[Susan Butler-Graham]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 49 (1985)==
 
[[David Trevor Wright]]<br>
 
[[Scott Mann]]<br>
 
 
 
==1986==
 
[[Richard Stanley]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 52 (1986)==
 
[[Griselle Santos]]<br>
 
[[Tamie Mophew]]<br>
 
 
 
==1987==
 
[[Elizabeth Pisculli]]<br>
 
[[Julie Schwantes Boman]]<br>
 
[[Keith Loch]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 53 (1987)==
 
[[Diana Belle Dreyer]]<br>
 
[[Nora Dean]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 55 (1987)==
 
[[Kenneth W. Gonzales]]<br>
 
 
 
==1988==
 
[[Becky Moline Redding]]<br>
 
[[Carol Tumaylle]]<br>
 
[[John David Forgey]]<br>
 
[[Lisa Johnston]]<br>
 
[[Susan Bullock]]<br>
 
 
 
==1989==
 
[[Lisa Dembouski]]<br>
 
[[William Louis Francisco]]<br>
 
[[Robert Trussell]]<br>
 
[[Carrie Raynor Trussell]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 59 (1989)==
 
[[Joe Hostler]]<br>
 
[[Ken Luetkemeyer]]<br>
 
[[Nancy Carolyn Brown]]<br>
 
[[John Kolbe]]<br>
 
[[Sharon Yablon]]<br>
 
[[Robert Trussell]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 61 (1989)==
 
[[Virginia Boylan]]<br>
 
[[Carrie Raynor Trussell]]<br>
 
 
 
==1990==
 
[[Christine Martin]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 63 (1990-1992)==
 
[[Lawrence Jay Cevelo Jr.]]<br>
 
[[Dahna Taylor]]<br>
 
[[Bob Berninger]]<br>
 
[[Maribeth Milkowski]]<br>
 
[[Eugene Martin]]<br>
 
 
 
==1991==
 
[[Diane Lindsay]]<br>
 
[[Evan A. Kitahara]]<br>
 
[[Michael A. Wong]]<br>
 
[[Victoria Imerman]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 65 (1991)==
 
[[Douglas Claycomb]]<br>
 
[[Jacinth Taylor]]<br>
 
[[Joel Hanson]]<br>
 
[[Yvonne Hanson]]<br>
 
 
 
==1992==
 
[[Caryl Alarcon]]<br>
 
[[Jennifer Lange Schneider]]<br>
 
[[Joel Banken]]<br>
 
[[Kelly McBride]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 67 (1992)==
 
[[Andrew Swift]]<br>
 
[[David T. Hughes]]<br>
 
[[Steven Edward Sesnie]]<br>
 
[[Wendy McIntire-Cowx]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 68 (1992)==
 
[[Heidi Hayes]]<br>
 
[[Mona Treinies (now Dodd)]]<br>
 
[[Romel Lacson]]<br>
 
 
 
==1993==
 
[[Marie Skertic]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 69 (1992/1993)==
 
[[Ellen Gagen]]<br>
 
[[Carol Loveless]]<br>
 
[[Carrie Caballero-Birchler]]<br>
 
[[Lori Webber]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 70 (arrived 1992/1993)==
 
[[James Fowler]]<br>
 
[[Juan Carlos Velasquez]]<br>
 
 
 
==1994==
 
[[Deric William Keltner]]<br>
 
[[Dustin Wharton]]<br>
 
[[George Wohanka]]<br>
 
[[Robert Quance]]<br>
 
[[Troy Crowe]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 71 (1994)==
 
[[Heather Askey]]<br>
 
[[Jill DeTemple]]<br>
 
[[Karin Chamberlain]]<br>
 
[[Ines Rutkovskis]]<br>
 
[[Thomas Harris]]<br>
 
[[Toya Simmons]]<br>
 
[[Leila Stockwell]]<br>
 
[[Debbie Sharp]]<br>
 
[[James Thimgan]]<br>
 
[[John Clark]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 72 (arrived August 1994)==
 
[[Karl Banks]]<br>
 
[[Gail Zemmol]]<br>
 
[[Mark Stillman]]<br>
 
[[Kelly Rahn]]<br>
 
[[Jodi Hammer]]<br>
 
[[Mark Blaha]]<br>
 
[[Karen Edwards]]<br>
 
[[Andrew Reitz]]<br>
 
[[Jason Jex]]<br>
 
[[Gene Martin]]<br>
 
[[Shaila Reidhead]]<br>
 
[[Martha Overby]]<br>
 
[[Melissa Mitchell]]<br>
 
[[Bryan Kemp]]<br>
 
[[Dwight Wilder]] <br>
 
[[Shelly Nicholson]]<br>
 
[[Lisa Flores]]<br>
 
[[Cindy Chin]]<br>
 
[[Tricia Culverhouse]]<br>
 
[[Donna Lawlor]]<br>
 
[[Corrine Manning]]<br>
 
[[Rich Olson]]<br>
 
[[Pam Leamons]]<br>
 
[[Kirk Leamons]]<br>
 
[[Wendy Pearce]]<br>
 
[[Heidi Hoffman]]<br>
 
[[Caroline Sheilds]]<br>
 
[[Jason Jex]]<br>
 
[[Tara Duffy]]<br>
 
[[Teri Pyle]]<br>
 
[[Nancy Ackley]]<br>
 
[[Bill Ackley]]<br>
 
[[Tara Racine]]<br>
 
[[Tom Brown]]<br>
 
[[Kelly Wicker]]<br>
 
[[Robyn Rodgers]]<br>
 
[[Kye]]<br>
 
[[Helen Geotina]]<br>
 
[[Rosemarie]]<br>
 
[[Crystal Reul]]<br>
 
[[Pete Fontaine]]<br>
 
[[Ceri Dierst-Davies]]<br>
 
[[George Walker]]<br>
 
[[Shelby Smith]]<br>
 
[[Jodi Hammer]]<br>
 
[[Dipak Kshitriya]]<br>
 
[[Eric Cosgrove]]<br>
 
[[Nicole Dino]]<br>
 
 
 
==1995==
 
[[Meredith Ellen Gaffney]]<br>
 
[[Tresa Megenity]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 73 (1995)==
 
[[Bennett Scott Shouse]]<br>
 
[[Greg Zweber]]<br>
 
[[Stacy Long Sesnie]]<br>
 
[[Terry Ruthrauff]]<br>
 
[[Kristen Willie]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 74 (1994/1995)==
 
[[Stephen Green]]<br>
 
[[Melinda Miffitt]]<br>
 
 
 
==1996==
 
[[Cynthia C. Lovato]]<br>
 
[[Doug Bisson-Ellefson]]<br>
 
[[John Doe]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 75 (1996)==
 
[[Eric Schultz]]<br>
 
[[Lisa Poley]]<br>
 
[[Matt Mercer]]<br>
 
[[Peter John Walter]]<br>
 
[[Sean D'Souza]]<br>
 
[[Stephen A. Church]]<br>
 
 
 
[[Gregg Smith]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 76 (1996)==
 
[[Asya Zaraysky]]<br>
 
[[Daniel Randolph]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 77 (1997)==
 
[[Andrea Lloyd]]<br>
 
[[Andy Perleberg]]<br>
 
[[Ben Bellows]]<br>
 
[[Cindy Smith]]<br>
 
[[Jennifer Whitson]]<br>
 
[[Joshua Busby]]<br>
 
[[Larry Clement]]<br>
 
[[Lurleen Mccormick]]<br>
 
[[Nathan Brown]]<br>
 
[[Sara Bisson-Ellefson]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 78 (1997)==
 
[[Laurel Zaks]]<br>
 
 
 
==1998==
 
[[Dawn Goodwin]]<br>
 
[[Eric Gutierrez]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 79 (1998)==
 
[[Clara Woodmansee]]<br>
 
[[Laura Bird]]<br>
 
[[Matthew Paterakis]]<br>
 
[[Robert Collins]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 80 (1998)==
 
[[Elizabeth Fritz]]<br>
 
[[Gamal Dillard]]<br>
 
[[Jennifer Tabola]]<br>
 
[[Juli Gribus]]<br>
 
[[Monica Wilke]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 81 (1998/1999)==
 
[[Maj Britt Karin Baker]]<br>
 
[[Brian Randolph Baker]]<br>
 
[[Jean Chu]]<br>
 
[[Jessica Hardesty]]<br>
 
[[June Ginther]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 82 (1999)==
 
[[Stephanie Palau]]<br>
 
[[Ariela Rosenstein]]<br>
 
[[Christopher Hawley]]<br>
 
[[Daniel Edward Hall]]<br>
 
[[Maryann Nolan]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 83 (2000)==
 
[[Amy Kloner]]<br>
 
[[Ingrid Shea]]<br>
 
[[Mark Shea]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 84 (2000)==
 
[[Jill Manske de Azocar]]<br>
 
[[Laura Wilson]]<br>
 
[[Mark Preston]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 85 (2001)==
 
[[Laura Fleischer Proano]]<br>
 
[[Stephen Louis Krasner]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 86 (2001)==
 
[[Briana Corso]]<br>
 
[[Jocelyn Getgen]]<br>
 
[[Sheila Mahony]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 87 (2002)==
 
[[Carl Dean]]<br>
 
[[Matthew "Mateo" Stephenson]]<br>
 
[[Robert Coronado]]<br>
 
[[Jonathan Haskett]]<br>
 
 
 
==2004==
 
[[Rachel Weisgerber]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 93 (2005)==
 
[[John Parker]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 94 (2005)==
 
[[Zachary Smith]]<br>
 
 
 
==Omnibus 95 (2006)==
 
[[Miles Masci]]<br>
 
 
 
==External links==
 
[http://peacecorpsonline.org/messages/messages/467/4497.html Peace Corps Online RPCV Directory for Ecuador]<br>
 
[http://www.peacecorpswriters.org/pages/depts/resources/country.html Peace Corps Volunteer writers by country]<br>
 
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Tom Murphy (born August 15, 1944) is a Democratic politician from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From January 1994 until January 2006 he served as mayor of Pittsburgh. Murphy is currently the Senior Resident Fellow for Urban Development at the Urban Land Institute.

The son of a steel worker, Murphy graduated from John Carroll University in Cleveland in 1967 and received a graduate degree from Hunter College in urban studies in 1973. From 1970 to 1972, Murphy and his wife Mona were in the Peace Corps in rural Paraguay, constructing sanitation facilities and an elementary school. After the Peace Corps, Murphy returned to Pittsburgh and became a neighborhood organizer for the North Side before entering local politics.

Prior to his November 1993 election as mayor, Murphy served as a State Representative in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing Pittsburgh's North Side 20th Legislative District. In 1989 he was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic primary nomination for mayor.

Murphy was elected the mayor of Pittsburgh in 1993 and was sworn in during January of 1994.

He is a somewhat controversial figure in Pittsburgh's recent history. As mayor, he initiated a public-partnership strategy that leveraged approximately $4.5 billion in economic development in Pittsburgh. Against overwhelming public opposition,[1][2][3][4] he secured $1 billion in funding for the development of Heinz Field, PNC Park, and a new convention center that was the largest certified green building in the United States. As mayor, he oversaw the transformation of more than 1,000 acres (4 km²) of blighted, abandoned industrial land into new commercial, residential, retail and public uses. He also lured, using public subsidies, both Lazarus and Lord's & Taylor department stores to the downtown section of the city. Both stores were monumental failures in Pittsburgh, each closing within a few years.[5][6] In addition, he oversaw the development of more than 25 miles of new riverfront trails and urban green space. Initiatives such as these drove the city to the brink of bankruptcy, resulting in it being declared a "distressed" city by the state.[7][8] To help recoup some of the city's losses during his tenure, Murphy made the controversial decision in 2003 to lay off a number of city employees, including police officers.[9][10] Some of these jobs were later saved by dramatically increasing the city's parking tax, making it the largest such tax in the country.[11][12]

Murphy's dealings with the Pittsburgh City Firefighters Union also had been questioned. Prior to the 2001 mayoral election, Murphy allegedly signed the firefighters to a new contract worth $10–12 million with a no-layoff clause in exchange for their vote.[13][14][15] He would go on to narrowly defeat future mayor Bob O'Connor. In 2004, Murphy announced that he would not run for re-election. In June 2006, Murphy entered into an agreement with Federal goverenment to avoid prosecution.[16][17]

While being considered a man with big ideas, Murphy's political skills were often questioned as he alienated Pittsburgh from the rest of the state.[18] His declining popularity after the city's budget crisis in 2003 resulted in various citizens pushing for his impeachment,[19][20] a move that would ultimately prove unsuccessful.


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