Hall of Fame

Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy

Inducted 1993  • Football  • Honorary


  • The Oregonian called him "Columbia's brilliant little quarterback" in the 1920's
  • Led the Pilot football team in scoring in 1928 and was named MVP for the season
  • After graduation he joined the family business, Murphy Timber Company, which he later served as president for 16 years
  • One of the first lay members of the University's Board of Regents
  • Peter died in June of 1992 and at his passing the University mourned one of its dearest friends