Tax Fight Reveals Murphy's Philosophy on Wealth

by Mark Friedman  on Monday, Sep. 27, 2010 12:00 am  

• R. Madison Murphy, Charles Murphy Jr.'s youngest son, served as chairman of the board of Murphy Oil Corp. from 1994 until 2002 and currently sits on the boards of Murphy Oil, Deltic Timber Corp. and BancorpSouth Inc. of Tupelo, Miss., which acquired First United Bancshares Inc. of El Dorado in 2000.

• Claiborne P. Deming, Charles Murphy Jr.'s nephew, was president and CEO of Murphy Oil from 1994 until 2008 and remains a member of its board of directors.

• William C. Nolan Jr., a nephew of Charles Murphy Jr., serves on the boards of Murphy Oil and Deltic Timber.  

The Rev. Christoph Keller III, a nephew of Charles Murphy Jr., serves on the board of Deltic Timber.

• Caroline G. Theus, a niece of Charles Murphy Jr., serves as a director of Murphy Oil.

• R. Hunter Pierson Jr., who is married to Charles Murphy's niece, is on the board of Deltic Timber.

See also: Farm Used to Teach Business to the Next Generation of Murphys 

 

 

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