U.S. At War: New Hampshire Convert

The Republicans lost a good man last week. New Hampshire's former Governor Francis Parnell Murphy, breathing fire, stomped out of the Party. The reason for his departure: he was fed up with the G.O.P.

Back of 65-year-old Mr. Murphy was a tradition of Republicanism. His father, a veteran of the Civil War, was a Lincoln man. Mr. Murphy himself, born on a New England farm, bootstrapped himself up to become a millionaire shoe manufacturer (J. F. McElwain Co.). Murphy was one of the few Republicans elected to a governorship during the 1936 Democratic landslide, was an able Governor for four years. But...

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