Thomas S. Murphy was chair and chief executive officer of Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. until 1996.
Murphy is a graduate of Cornell University, B.S. and Harvard University, M.B.A., 1945.
Murphy built Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. into a multibillion dollar international media conglomerate. In addition to leading Capital Cities from its days as a small television holding company to its present position as a media empire, Murphy distinguished himself as a responsible corporate citizen by emphasizing public service.
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