George J. Murphy,Chief inspector of city police, dies
Services for retired Baltimore Police Chief Inspector George Joseph Murphy will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Robert C. Altenburg Funeral Home, 6009 Harford Road.
Mr. Murphy, a lifelong Baltimore resident, died after a stroke Sunday at the Charlestown Retirement Community. He was 88.
He attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute for a year before starting to work for the railroad. Mr. Murphy joined the Police Department as a patrolman in 1930 and rose through the ranks to the second-highest job on the force. He retired in 1966.