• William L. Murphy invented a foldable bed to increase floor space in his one-room apartment. He applied for the first patent in 1900 and created the Murphy Wall Bed Company. In 1918 he invented and patented the Murphy bed.


    The Murphy Bed Company: The History of Murphy Bed

  • The author of Murphy's Law..."If it can go wrong it will!" Many think Murphy was a pessimist but if you think about it he was an optimist. Have you ever had a Murphy bed fold up when laying on it? A perfect example of Murphy's Law. Really though I have no idea who invented the Murphy bed. Guess you will have to go with "Official Know-it-All's answer. It sounds good to me!

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