For Immediate Release:
Monday May 10, 2021
Dan Kovats, Executive Director
(773) 351-7818 | Dan@ILDCCA.org
Statement Regarding the passing of Democratic Party of Henry County Chair Henry Murphy
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association (IDCCA) is saddened to learn of the passing of Democratic Party of Henry County Chair Henry Murphy. Chair Murphy served as County Chair from February 2020 until his passing. Chair Murphy recently retired in 2019 and was further involved in his community by participating in organizations like Orion Main Street and the Geneseo Art League. He was a lover of music and an avid photographer. County Chair Murphy is survived by his wife Betty, children Brian and Brenda, and four grandchildren.
IDCCA President Kristina Zahorik issued the following statement:
“I am saddened by the passing of fellow County Chair Henry Murphy and extend sincere condolences to his family and friends. I am thankful for Henry’s service to the Democratic Party of Henry County, to the IDCCA, and to the Democratic Party. Like many of our grassroots volunteers, he also gave his time and talents to other organizations in his community. He will be missed.”
About the IDCCA…
The Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association (IDCCA) is a statewide, grassroots Democratic Party organization comprised of the elected Democratic County Chairs in all 102 counties in Illinois. The mission of the IDCCA is to help elect Democrats in every county and region of Illinois while continuing to grow the Democratic Party throughout the state. McHenry County Democratic Chair Kristina Zahorik is the President of the IDCCA.
Learn more at www.ildcca.org