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William Murphy


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William Murphy
   lifespan was   
1892-1987
American physician. Shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1934 with George Richards Minot and George Hoyt Whipple for their combined work in devising and treating macrocytic anaemia.
Thomas William Murphy
   comes from   
New Zealand
Also known as 'Torpedo Billy Murphy'. A featherweight, he was the first world champion in any class to come from New Zealand and the only NZ-born champion to date. Murphy was born in Auckland and began boxing there before continuing his career in Australia. On 13 January 1890 he fought Irishman Ike Weir in San Francisco to win the world featherweight title.
George Whipple, George Minot and William Murphy
   won for work on   
Discoveries in Liver Therapy in Cases of Anaemia
1934






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