2018

Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade

Grand Marshal - 2018

John Murphy

John Murphy was born and raised in Morris County. In his early years, John grew up in a section of Morristown called Little Dublin which is in the shadow of Assumption Church, the parish his family belongs to today. His parents, Michael and Bridget, were both born and raised in Ireland. His father hails from County Kerry and his mother from County Clare. After independently immigrating to the United States as young adults, Mike and Bridie met in New York City and decided upon their marriage to make Morristown their home.
Public Servant

Public Servant

In 1997, John was elected to the Morris County Freeholder Board (county commissioner) where he served for 15 years.
Fire Fighter

Fire Fighter

He joined the Morris Township Volunteer Fire Department in 1982, where he is still one of its most active members.
Honoree

Honoree

John has received numerous Leadership and Achievement Awards from organizations including the first Alex DeCroce Leadership Award by Governor Christie in 2012.
Husband and Father

Husband and Father

He and his wife, Jennifer, live in Morris Township with their four children.  John is a Financial Advisor at Private Advisor Group in Morristown.

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2018

Parade Events

10
March'18

Parade Day

  • Saturday
23
February'18

Publicity Tour

  • Friday
2
March'18

Grand Marshal Reception

  • Friday
Parade

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