Timothy F. Murphy
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 18th district
January 3, 2003 – October 21, 2017
|Preceded by||Mike Doyle|
|Succeeded by||Conor Lamb|
|Member of the Pennsylvania Senate|
from the 37th district
January 7, 1997 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Mike Fisher|
|Succeeded by||John Pippy|
|Born||September 11, 1952|
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Education||Wheeling Jesuit University (BS)|
Cleveland State University (MA)
University of Pittsburgh (PhD)
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Unit||United States Navy Reserve|
Timothy Francis Murphy (born September 11, 1952) was the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district, serving from 2003 until his resignation in October 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party. He previously served in the Pennsylvania Senate. He is a commander in the United States Navy Reserve.
In October 2017, Murphy announced that he would not seek re-election in 2018 due to revelations that during an affair he had urged his mistress to have an abortion despite his public anti-abortion stance. On October 5, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Office announced Murphy would step down on October 21.
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Staff. "Eighteenth District" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
- Delano, Jon. "Pro-Life Rep. Murphy Will Not Seek Re-Election After Reports Of Urging Abortion". CBS Pittsburgh. Retrieved 4 October 2017.