2020 Academic Division: Military
Tim was born in Green Bay on August 28, 1947 to James and Virginia Rice Murphy. Tim graduated from Premontre High School in 1965 and was sent to Vietnam as part of F Troop, 17th Cavalry, 196th Infantry Brigade, America Division, United States Army Republic of Vietnam, Army of the United States on March 31, 1968.
Staff Sergeant Tim Murphy was an armor crewman who died on October 17, 1968 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam following a crash. He was 21 years old. He was awarded a Purple Heart.