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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from North Carolina's 3rd district
September 17, 2019
|Walter B. Jones Jr.|
|Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives|
from the 9th district
October 19, 2015 - September 17, 2019
|Born||March 5, 1963|
Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.
|Education||Davidson College (BS)|
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (MD)
Gregory Francis Murphy (born March 5, 1963) is an American urologist and politician who is a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District since 2019. He formerly served as a Republican Representative in the North Carolina General Assembly from 2015 to 2019.
Murphy was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, and attended Davidson College and then Medical School at UNC. After finishing surgical training, he and his wife settled in Greenville, North Carolina.
Prior to election to the North Carolina House of Representatives, Murphy served as president of a medical practice. He was also a member of the ECU School of Medicine Faculty and served as Chief of Staff of Vidant Medical Center.
During his second term in the NC General Assembly, he served as Senior Chair of Health Policy and Chair of Health and Human Services Appropriations. Murphy filed for re-election for his seat in February 2018. The race in the 2018 general election was between Murphy and Kristoffer (Kris) Rixon.
|Standing or Select Committee||Status|
|Alcoholic Beverage Control||Member|
|Appropriations, Health and Human Services||Chairman|
|Education - Universities||Member|
|Energy and Public Utilities||Member|
|Health Care Reform||Member|
|House Select Committee on Disaster Relief||Member|
In 2019, Murphy announced his campaign for the United States House of Representatives special election in North Carolina's 3rd congressional district to replace Walter B. Jones Jr., who died in office. Murphy went on to win the runoff on July 9, 2019, against pediatrician Joan Perry by a margin of 59.7 percent to 40.3 percent. In the general election on September 10, 2019, he defeated former Greenville Mayor Allen M. Thomas by a margin of 61.7 percent to 37.5 percent.
|North Carolina House of Representatives|
| Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 9th district
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Walter B. Jones Jr.
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
|U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)|
| United States Representatives by seniority
Eleanor Holmes Norton
as U.S. Delegate