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Michael Murphy's Biography
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Michael 'Mike' B. Murphy
Single; 2 Children
South Bend, IN
MA Candidate, American History, Indiana University
BA, University of Notre Dame, 1979
Chair, Marion County Republican Party, 2004-present
Assistant Floor Leader, Representative, Indiana State House, 1994-2010
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 5, 2010
Secretary, Republican Party 6th District, 1993-2001
Campaign Advisor, Steve Goldsmith for Mayor, 1991, 1995
Campaign Advisor, Dan Coats for United States Senate, 1992
Campaign Advisor, Robert Green for Lieutenant Governor, 1992
Campaign Advisor, John Mutz for Governor, 1988
Vice Chair, Greater Indianapolis Republican Finance Committee, 1992-present
Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee
Chair, House Republican Campaign Committee Finance Committee, 2000
Board of Directors Chair, E and F Transit, 2000-present
Board of Directors Chair, Monarch Beverage Incorporated, 2000-present
Executive Director of Strategic Development, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 1992-present
Director of External Affairs, Anthem Incorporated, 1992-1997
Public Relations Manager, Melvin Simon and Associates, 1989-1992
Communications Director, Lieutenant Governor John Mutz, 1987-1988
Reporter, Various Television Stations, 1979-1987
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Benjamin Harrison Home Board, 2005-present
Chair, Capital Political Action Committee of Indiana, 2001-present
Member, Lewis and Clark Commission, 2001-present
Member, Heritage Trust Commission, 1998-present
Member, Indiana Civil War Flags Commission, 1996-present
Co-Chair, Murphy/McClamrock Benefit for Homeless, 1996-present
Member, The One Hundred Club Police and Fire Benevolent Society, 1995-present
Volunteer, Holy Family Shelter, 1987-present
Member, Saint Jude Catholic Church, 1987-present
Fundraiser, Damien Center, present
Fundraiser, Indiana Literacy Foundation, present
Fundraiser, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, present
Member, National Tax Policy Committee, American Legislative Exchange Council, present
Member, Notre Dame Club of Indianapolis, present
Vice Chair, World Swimming Championships, 2004
Toll Fellow, 1996
Sagamore of the Wabash, 1988
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