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Daniel C. Murphy
Daniel C. Murphy
San Francisco Sheriff 1936-1951

Born Dec. 12, 1881, Daniel Murphy was the president of both the State and City Boards of Education. As Sheriff, he also was president of the State Sheriff's Association. He was the first Sheriff to revert commissary profits from the jails into the City Treasury. One of his main boasts was that, as Sheriff, he never felt it was necessary to carry a gun.

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