in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Organization and Management of Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 790 words.
Murphy, Alfred John (1901–1980), metallurgist and academic administrator, was born on 26 February 1901 at Deansgate Lane, Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire, the son of William Murphy,...