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Paul Herbert MALONEY

(1876-1967)

MALONEY, Paul Herbert, a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, La., February 14, 1876; attended the public school and Mrs. Ashe’s Private School, Pass Christian, Miss.; employed as an office boy in 1893 for a drayage company, advancing to president in 1916; also engaged in a linen supply company, a trucking and storage company, and an automobile distributing company; member of the Louisiana National Guard 1895-1898; served in the State house of representatives 1914-1916; member of the New Orleans Levee Board 1917-1920, serving as president in 1919 and 1920; member of the commission council of New Orleans; commissioner of public utilities 1920-1925; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1924, 1928, 1932, and 1936; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1931, until December 15, 1940, when he resigned; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1940; collector of internal revenue for the New Orleans district from December 16, 1940, to July 31, 1942; again elected to the Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1947); was not a candidate for renomination in 1946; engaged in the trucking and storage business; died in New Orleans, La., March 26, 1967; interment in Metairie Cemetery.

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

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