John Murtha

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John Patrick Murtha Jr. (/ˈmɜːrθə/; June 17, 1932 – February 8, 2010) was an American politician. He was born in New Martinsville, West Virginia. Murtha, a Democrat, represented Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1974 until his death in 2010.[1][2][3][4]

Murtha died on February 8, 2010 in Arlington, Virginia from complications of intestine surgery at the age of 77.[5]

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  1. Obituary New York Times, 9 February 2010.
  2. Obituary Los Angeles Times, 9 February 2010.
  3. Obituary Washington Post, 9 February 2010.
  4. Obituary London Independent, 10 February 2010.
  5. Keck, Kristi; Elizabeth Cohen; Sabriya Rice; Rebecca Sinderbrand (February 9, 2010). "Rep. John Murtha dies after surgery complications". CNN.

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