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Murphy, Castle Hadlock, 1886-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1886-

Biographical History

Castle Hadlock Murphy (1886-1985) was a Latter-day Saint Church leader and resident of Ogden, Utah.

Castle Hadlock Murphy was born October 1, 1886, in Ogden, Utah, to Emanuel Mark Murphy and Eliza Miranda Hadlock. After high school, Castle completed masonry training in 1906. He had met his wife, Verna Ann Fowler, his junior year of high school, and they were married shortly before serving a mission together for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Hawaiian Islands. The couple served for four years in Hawaii, from 1909 to 1913. The family settled in Ogden, Utah, and Castle worked in various occupations, including masonry, clerk of the District Court, and campaign manager for Mayor George E. Browning. In 1928, he became the bishop of the Ogden Second Ward, and in 1929, ran for mayor himself. In 1930, Castle and Verna were called to serve as the President and Matron of the Hawaiian Temple and the Hawaiian Mission for six years. After a two year break, the couple was again called to serve as President and Matron of the Hawaiian temple in 1938, serving until 1941. In 1944, Castle and Verna were called a fourth time to Hawaii to lead the mission and the temple. They were released in 1947. Castle and Verna had five children. Verna passed away in 1959, and Castle passed away on December 20, 1985.

Citation

Churchofjesuschrist.org, via WWW, March 10, 2021 (Castle Hadlock Murphy, born October 1, 1886, died December 20, 1985) Familyseaerch, via WWW, MArch 10, 2021 (Had five children). UPB files, March 10, 2021 (Castle Hadlock Murphy born in Ogden, Utah, to Emanuel Mark Murphy and Eliza Miranda Hadlock. Completed masonry training in 1906. Met his wife, Verna Ann Fowler, his junior year of high school, and they were married shortly before serving a mission together for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Hawaiian Islands. The couple served from 1909 to 1913. The family settled in Ogden, Utah, and Castle worked in various occupations, including masonry, clerk of the District Court, and campaign manager for Mayor George E. Browning. In 1928, he became the bishop of the Ogden Second Ward, and in 1929, ran for mayor. In 1930, Castle and Verna were called to serve as the President and Matron of the Hawaiian Temple and the Hawaiian Mission until 1936. Called again in 1938, serving until 1941. In 1944, called again until 1947. Verna passed away in 1959, and Castle passed away on December 20, 1985.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Castle Hadlock Murphy addendum, 1931-1982

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contents include Castle Hadlock Murphy writings and research files. Dated 1931 to 1982.
Dates: 1931-1982

Castle Hadlock Murphy bound research and reference files, date of production not identified

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contents include Castle Hadlock Murphy's bound research and reference files. Materials dated approximately 1905 to 1982.
Dates: date of production not identified

Castle Hadlock Murphy bound writings, date of publication not included

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contents include the bound volume writing ofCastle Hadlock Murphy. Materials dated approximatley 1905 to 1982.
Dates: date of publication not included

Castle Hadlock Murphy corespondence, 1909-1980

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contents include correspondence about Castle Hadlock Murphy's family, church service, and discussion of the publication of his autobiography. Dated 1909 to 1980.
Dates: 1909-1980

Castle Hadlock Murphy personal papers, 1909-1973

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contents include Castle Hadlock Murphy's personal papers including journals, transcripts, and other miscellaneous materials. Materials date 1909 to 1973.
Dates: 1909-1973

Castle Hadlock Murphy research and reference files, date of production not identfied

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contents include Castle Hadlock Murphy's research and reference files on various church topics. Materials dated approximatley 1905 to 1982.
Dates: date of production not identfied

Castle Hadlock Murphy unbound research and reference files, date of production not identified

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contents include Castle Hadlock Murphy's unbound research and reference files. Materials dated approximatley 1905 to 1982.
Dates: date of production not identified

Castle Hadlock Murphy unbound writings, date of production not identified

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contents include the unbound writings of Castle Hadlock Murphy. Materials dated approximately 1905 to 1982.
Dates: date of production not identified

Castle Hadlock Murphy writings, date of production not identified

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1476 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contents include the writings of Castle Hadlock Murphy such as articles and publications. Materials dated approximately 1905 to 1982.
Dates: date of production not identified

Mission of love

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2239
Scope and Contents Typewritten correspondence, newspaper clippings, and autobiographical materials relating to Murphy and the Mormon Church in Hawaii.
Dates: 1935-1981