NYC Honorary Street Names


John Brian Murtaugh Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of Indian Road and 218th Street
Honoree: John Brian Murtaugh (1937-2017) was a mariner, New York State Supreme Court drug specialist, and a State Assemblyman for 16 years. He lived for most of his life in Inwood. John graduated from Elmira Free Academy, and earned a B.A. from SUNY Maritime College, later serving as a deck officer in the merchant marine. He went on to earn a graduate degree in Business from Columbia University. He was the co-author of the book "New York Politics: A Tale of Two States" (2009) and also served as an adjunct professor at the City College of New York and at Baruch College-CUNY. (Rodriguez)

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