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History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesNevada

George Wilson MALONE

(1890-1961)
Senate Years of Service:
1947-1959
Party:
Republican

MALONE, George Wilson, a Senator from Nevada; born in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kans., August 7, 1890; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Nevada at Reno in 1917; engaged as a civil and hydraulic engineer at Reno, Nev., in 1914; during the First World War enlisted as a private in the Field Artillery; promoted to sergeant, and became a lieutenant and regimental intelligence officer, serving in England and France 1917-1919; State engineer of Nevada 1927-1935; special consultant to the United States Senate Military Affairs subcommittee on strategic and critical minerals and materials and for examination of military establishments during the Second World War; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1946; reelected in 1952 and served from January 3, 1947, to January 3, 1959; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 and for election to the United States House of Representatives in 1960; consulting engineer in Washington, D.C., until his death there on May 19, 1961; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

Bibliography

Malone, George W. Mainline. New Canaan, CT: Long House, 1958.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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