Representative Patrick Murphy View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Birth Place: Dubuque, Iowa
Birth County: Dubuque
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 73 (1989) - 85 (2013)
Home County: Dubuque
Family Members Who Served in the Iowa Legislature: Brother: Larry Murphy; GAs 71 - 76
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Patrick Murphy
Dubuque County


Serving thirteenth term in House.




Graduated from Wahlert High School. Received B.A. in communications, political science, and history from Loras College.

Memberships and Activities

Board member of Mental Health Association and former board member of Dubuque Cable Commission. Speaker of the House 2007–2011.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1959 in Dubuque. Raised and resides in Dubuque.

Family Members

Wife, Teri Ann; three sons, one daughter, and seven grandchildren.