Person Detail: William M Murphy
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|Full Name: William M Murphy|
(1916-2008) Biographer. William M. Murphy was the author of biographies of the family of William Butler Yeats. Murphy was born in Queens, New York, and died in Schenectady, New York.
William M. Murphy was born in Astoria, Queens, New York, in 1916. He grew up in Flushing, Queens, New York.
William M. Murphy died in Schenectady, New York, in 2008.
Murphy joined the teaching staff at Union College in Schenectady, New York, in 1946 and taught there for nearly 40 years, retiring in 1983.
Prodigal Father: The Life Of John Butler Yeats, 1839-1922
(Pub: Cornell University Press. Reprinted in paperback with some new material in 2001 by Syracuse University Press. ISBN: )
Family Secrets: William Butler Yeats And His Relatives
(Pub: Syracuse University Press. ISBN: )
The Yeats Family And The Pollexfens Of Sligo
(Pub: Dublin: Dolmen. ISBN: )
The Drawings Of John Butler Yeats
(Pub: Albany, New York: Albany Institute Of History and Art, and Union College, Departments of Art and English. ISBN: )
Edited by William M. Murphy.