Dave Murphy

Dave Murphy
Candidate For Assembly District 56

Dave Murphy

Candidate Background


N1777 Ivy Lane
Greenville, WI 54942

Candidate Biography

Representative Dave Murphy (R-Greenville) was elected to Wisconsin's 56th Assembly District in November 2012 and is serving his second term.

Dave grew up on a dairy farm in the Town of Grand Chute and graduated from Hortonville High School in 1972. He attended the University of Wisconsin- Fox Valley for two years and then enrolled in the Wisconsin School of Real Estate and received his Real Estate Broker's license.

For two decades, Dave was an agri-business owner working closely with dairy farmers. More recently, he and his wife owned several fitness centers named Inches-A-Weigh in the Town of Grand Chute.

Dave and his wife, Lynn, live in Greenville. Dave’s son Pat lives in Winneconne with his wife, Bonnie, and their two children. His daughter Sara and her husband Brad live in New York City and have one son.

This session, Dave serves as the Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities and the Co-Chair of the Joint Survey Committee on Retirement Systems. He is also a member of the following Assembly committees: Workforce Development, Education, Financial Institutions and Housing and Real Estate.