Patrick Murphy


Patrick Murphy has lived in the Sarasota area since the late 1940s. He has been involved in the Sarasota Sailing Squadron almost as long. He has served as both Commodore and manager of the Squadron, and is credited with greatly expanding the club’s membership. He retired as club manager in 2008 after more than 25 years, but continues to volunteer there. Besides managing the Sailing Squadron, Murphy taught at Sarasota Public Schools.

Student Interviewer: Willis Schueler

Willis Schueler is a student at New College of Florida orginally from Olympia, Washington. He is planning to major in Economics. He enjoys cycling, exploring nature, and baseball. He has also had a long time interest in oral history and is glad he was able to explore it in this project.

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Posted in: 2010

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